By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one among America's such a lot urgent and intractable difficulties. in accordance with a few estimates, through 2003, nearly twenty-five percentage of the America's international locations had per-capita earning less than one part the nationwide standard, excessive unemployment, low labour strength participation premiums, and a excessive dependency on govt move payments - all measures of monetary misery. An Atlas of Poverty in America exhibits how and the place America's local improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling in the back of the nationwide financial commonplace. Readers may be in a position to use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and developments have impacted the scope and quantity of yank poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare nation, and the civil rights circulation. additionally comprises 195 color maps.
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