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The new faces of American poverty : a reference guide to the great recession, Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, editors

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The new faces of American poverty : a reference guide to the great recession
Title
The new faces of American poverty
Title remainder
a reference guide to the great recession
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Great Recession (2007 to 2009) brought the United Statesâ€"routinely touted as the richest country in the worldâ€"to historical levels of poverty. Rising unemployment, government budget crises, and the collapse of the housing market had devastating ef
Cataloging source
AX@
Dewey number
339.4/60973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
N393 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hanson, Lindsey K
  • Essenburg, Timothy J
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  • Poverty
  • Poor
  • Recessions
  • United States
  • United States
  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Recessions
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Recessions
  • United States
Label
The new faces of American poverty : a reference guide to the great recession, Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; VOLUME 1; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Why Care about Poverty?; Section 1: The Great Recession: What Happened?; Introduction to Section 1; Global Downturn; Great Recession; Great Recession vs. Great Depression; Housing Crisis; Policy, Fiscal (The Federal Government); Policy, Monetary (The Federal Reserve); Section 2: Why Is There Poverty, and How Is Poverty Measured?; Introduction to Section 2; Causes and Types of Poverty; Economic Insecurity; Measurement of Poverty; U.S. Poverty Rate in the Great Recession
  • Section 3: How Did the Great Recession Affect Poverty Rates for Demographic Groups?Introduction to Section 3; African Americans; Age, 17 or Under (Children); Age, 18-34 (Young Adults); Age, 35-64 (Adults); Age, 65 Plus (Senior Citizens); Asian Americans; Disability Status; Economic Status, Prior; Educational Attainment; Hispanic/Latino Americans; Immigrants; Native Americans; Region of the Country; Retirees and Potential Retirees; Rural Families and Individuals; Sex, Female; Sex, Male; Suburban Families and Individuals; United States vs. International Impact; Urban Families and Individuals
  • VeteransWhite Americans; Section 4: How Did the Great Recession Affect Low-Income Individuals and Families?; Introduction to Section 4; Access to Credit; Food Insecurity and Assistance; Health Care Assistance; Higher Education; Hiring Practices; Homelessness; Housing Assistance Programs and Low-Income Renters; VOLUME 2; Impact on Legal System; Secondary Effects; Social Security; Underemployment; Unemployment; Wages and Income; Welfare/Cash Assistance Programs; Section 5: How Did Governments Respond to the Great Recession?; Introduction to Section 5; Government Response, Local
  • Government Response, StateGovernment Response, Tribal; International Government and Nongovernmental Organization Responses; Political Parties and Major Legislative Responses; Section 6: How Long Will the Effects of the Great Recession Last?; Introduction to Section 6; Double Dip Recession Risk; A "Normal Economy"-When?; Structural Economic Changes; Section 7: How Did U.S. Society Respond to Poverty during the Great Recession?; Introduction to Section 7; Nonprofit Organizations; Political Ideologies; Religious Groups; Societal View of Poverty
  • Conclusion: What Can Be Done about Poverty in the United States?Primary Documents; Part A. Understanding the Great Recession; Part B. The Great Recession and Poverty; Recommended Resources; About the Editors and Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn911399134
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 935 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610691826
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1C1EFA2D-2CD4-4534-8C99-0EB55001BE30
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781610691819
  • (OCoLC)911399134
Label
The new faces of American poverty : a reference guide to the great recession, Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; VOLUME 1; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Why Care about Poverty?; Section 1: The Great Recession: What Happened?; Introduction to Section 1; Global Downturn; Great Recession; Great Recession vs. Great Depression; Housing Crisis; Policy, Fiscal (The Federal Government); Policy, Monetary (The Federal Reserve); Section 2: Why Is There Poverty, and How Is Poverty Measured?; Introduction to Section 2; Causes and Types of Poverty; Economic Insecurity; Measurement of Poverty; U.S. Poverty Rate in the Great Recession
  • Section 3: How Did the Great Recession Affect Poverty Rates for Demographic Groups?Introduction to Section 3; African Americans; Age, 17 or Under (Children); Age, 18-34 (Young Adults); Age, 35-64 (Adults); Age, 65 Plus (Senior Citizens); Asian Americans; Disability Status; Economic Status, Prior; Educational Attainment; Hispanic/Latino Americans; Immigrants; Native Americans; Region of the Country; Retirees and Potential Retirees; Rural Families and Individuals; Sex, Female; Sex, Male; Suburban Families and Individuals; United States vs. International Impact; Urban Families and Individuals
  • VeteransWhite Americans; Section 4: How Did the Great Recession Affect Low-Income Individuals and Families?; Introduction to Section 4; Access to Credit; Food Insecurity and Assistance; Health Care Assistance; Higher Education; Hiring Practices; Homelessness; Housing Assistance Programs and Low-Income Renters; VOLUME 2; Impact on Legal System; Secondary Effects; Social Security; Underemployment; Unemployment; Wages and Income; Welfare/Cash Assistance Programs; Section 5: How Did Governments Respond to the Great Recession?; Introduction to Section 5; Government Response, Local
  • Government Response, StateGovernment Response, Tribal; International Government and Nongovernmental Organization Responses; Political Parties and Major Legislative Responses; Section 6: How Long Will the Effects of the Great Recession Last?; Introduction to Section 6; Double Dip Recession Risk; A "Normal Economy"-When?; Structural Economic Changes; Section 7: How Did U.S. Society Respond to Poverty during the Great Recession?; Introduction to Section 7; Nonprofit Organizations; Political Ideologies; Religious Groups; Societal View of Poverty
  • Conclusion: What Can Be Done about Poverty in the United States?Primary Documents; Part A. Understanding the Great Recession; Part B. The Great Recession and Poverty; Recommended Resources; About the Editors and Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn911399134
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 935 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610691826
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1C1EFA2D-2CD4-4534-8C99-0EB55001BE30
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781610691819
  • (OCoLC)911399134

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