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Partridge and Rickman explore the wide geographic disparities in poverty across the United States. Their focus on the spatial dimensions of U.S. poverty reveals distinct differences across states, metropolitan areas, and counties and leads them to consider why antipoverty policies have succeeded in some places and failed in others.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Acknowlegements
  2. p. xi
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  1. 1 Spatial Concentration of American Poverty
  2. pp. 1-20
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  1. 2 Recent Spatial Poverty Trends in America
  2. pp. 21-50
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  1. 3 Regional Economic Performance and Poverty
  2. pp. 51-68
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  1. 4 An Empirical Analysis of State Poverty Trends
  2. pp. 69-108
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  1. 5 State Economic Performance, Welfare Reform, and Poverty
  2. pp. 109-126
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  1. 6 County Employment Growth and Poverty
  2. pp. 127-164
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  1. 7 Poverty in Metropolitan America
  2. pp. 165-218
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  1. 8 Poverty in Rural America
  2. pp. 219-268
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  1. 9 How to Win the Local Poverty War
  2. pp. 269-286
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  1. Appendix A:Derivation of the County Poverty Rate Empirical Model
  2. pp. 287-310
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  1. References
  2. pp. 311-342
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  1. The Authors
  2. pp. 343-344
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 345-356
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  1. About the Institute
  2. p. 357
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780880994484
Related ISBN
9780880992862
MARC Record
OCLC
228143733
Pages
376
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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