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The Resource Poverty in America, Catherine Reef

Poverty in America, Catherine Reef

Label
Poverty in America
Title
Poverty in America
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Reef
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of poverty in the United States from the colonial era to the present chronicles the experiences of the poor, provides excerpts from writings about the problem, documents attitudes, and describes events
Cataloging source
DLC
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Reef, Catherine
Dewey number
362.50973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4045
LC item number
.R44 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Volunteer workers in social service
  • Minorities
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Public welfare
  • Social service
  • USA
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Poverty in America, Catherine Reef
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-369) and index
Contents
  • Charity reconsidered : 1865-1900
  • ch. 5.
  • Social research and recommendations : 1900-1928
  • ch. 6.
  • The poor take center stage : 1929-1941
  • ch. 7.
  • The invisible mass : 1940-1962
  • ch. 8.
  • The war on poverty and its aftermath : 1962-1980
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction
  • The years of welfare reform : 1981-1996
  • ch. 10.
  • Poverty endures : 1997-2006
  • Appendix A : Documents
  • Appendix B : Biographies of major personalities
  • Appendix C : Maps
  • Appendix D : Graphs and tables
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography--
  • ch. 1.
  • Index
  • The deserving poor in colonial America : 1601-1775
  • ch. 2.
  • Industrialization, immigration, and urban poverty : 1790-1864
  • ch 3.
  • "Who can describe their misery?" : poverty and American slavery : 1619-1865
  • ch. 4.
Control code
ocm64453411
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxix, 386 p.
Isbn
9780816060627
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006006896
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64453411
Label
Poverty in America, Catherine Reef
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-369) and index
Contents
  • Charity reconsidered : 1865-1900
  • ch. 5.
  • Social research and recommendations : 1900-1928
  • ch. 6.
  • The poor take center stage : 1929-1941
  • ch. 7.
  • The invisible mass : 1940-1962
  • ch. 8.
  • The war on poverty and its aftermath : 1962-1980
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction
  • The years of welfare reform : 1981-1996
  • ch. 10.
  • Poverty endures : 1997-2006
  • Appendix A : Documents
  • Appendix B : Biographies of major personalities
  • Appendix C : Maps
  • Appendix D : Graphs and tables
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography--
  • ch. 1.
  • Index
  • The deserving poor in colonial America : 1601-1775
  • ch. 2.
  • Industrialization, immigration, and urban poverty : 1790-1864
  • ch 3.
  • "Who can describe their misery?" : poverty and American slavery : 1619-1865
  • ch. 4.
Control code
ocm64453411
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxix, 386 p.
Isbn
9780816060627
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006006896
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64453411

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