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Author Seefeldt, Kristin S.,
Title America's poor and the great recession / Kristin S. Seefeldt and John D. Graham, with the assistance of Gordon Abner, Joe A. Bolinger, LanLan Xu ; foreword by Tavis Smiley.
Imprint Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2013.

Author Seefeldt, Kristin S.,
Subject Recessions -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
Poor -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Poverty -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Alt Name Graham, John D. (John David), 1956-
Abner, Gordon,
Smiley, Tavis, 1964-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 158 pages) : charts
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The great recession : definition, duration, and impact -- The impact of the great recession on poverty in the U.S. -- Philanthropy and America's poor -- America's partial safety net -- Risks to the safety net in the aftermath of the great recession -- Policy options for strengthening the safety net.
Summary "Millions have entered poverty as a result of the great recession's terrible toll of long-term unemployment. Kristin S. Seefeldt and John D. Graham examine recent trends in poverty and assess the performance of America's "safety net" programs. They consider likely scenarios for future developments and conclude that the well-being of low-income Americans, particularly the working poor, the near poor, and the new poor, is at substantial risk despite economic recovery."--Page 4 of cover.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780253009777 (electronic bk.)
0253009774 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 827339237
Additional Format Print version: Seefeldt, Kristin S. America's poor and the great recession. Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2013] 9780253009746 (OCoLC)806020290

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