The paradox of poverty in America, edited by Kenneth S. Davis.


New York, H.W. Wilson Company, 1969.

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Subjects Economic history
États-Unis -- Conditions économiques.
Pauvres -- États-Unis.
Poor -- United States.
Poor.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 41, no. 2.
Description 224 pages 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-224).
Contents Part 1. Definitions, the nature and extent of poverty in the United States -- The invisible land / Michael Harrington -- An economist's definition of poverty / Robert Aaron Gordon -- Is there really a new poor? / Stephan Thernstrom -- Poverty today compared with the 1930's / Robert Bendiner (New York Times Magazine) -- Forgotten men, the poor whites (U.S. News and World Report) -- The poor, and New York's housing crisis / Steven V. Roberts (New York Times) -- Poverty and health / Howard A. Rusk (New York Times) -- The poverty of aging / Ben B. Seligman -- The migration of the rural poor to the city / Will Lissner (New York Times) -- Part 2. Behind the statistics, the experience of poverty -- A pattern of hopelessness and helplessness (Time) -- Hunger in the rural south / Robert Sherrill (New York Times Magazine) -- Failures of the American dream / Robert Bendiner (New York Times Magazine) -- The experience of slum housing / Steven V. Roberts (New York Times) -- The suburban poor / Ralph Blumenthal (New York Times) -- Notes from "Resurrection City" / Faith Berry (New York Times Magazine) -- Part 3. The attack on poverty -- Within the private sector of the economy -- Big business's war on poverty / T. George Harris (Look) -- Negro self-help / Art Goldberg (New Republic) -- Proposed corporations for the poor / Eileen Shanahan (New York Times) -- Private enterprise aid to slum businesses / Emanuel Perlmutter (New York Times) -- Finding jobs for the poor / Edward Moscovitch (New Republic) -- Building-trade unions and the negro / Peter Millones (New York Times) -- Project for hiring hard-core unemployed / Gertrude Samuels (New York Times Magazine) -- The inadequate attack on New York's housing crisis / Steven V. Roberts (New York Times) -- A critique of the welfare approach -- Social work and life of the poor / Roy Lubove (Nation) -- Poverty, a punishment for sin? / Richard A. Cloward and Richard M. Elman (Nation) -- The welfare mess (Saturday Evening Post) -- Indictments of the public welfare laws / Frank D. Emmick (Worcester Telegram) -- Assessing old age assistance programs / Ben B. Seligman -- The case of Mrs. Sylvester Smith / Walter Goodman (New York Times Magazine) -- The special problem of Appalachia -- The dismal land / Harry Caudill -- The federal government's plan for Appalachia / John Fischer (Harper's Magazine) -- Part 4. Proposed new approaches -- Income distribution in the United States / T.R.B. (New Republic) -- We can eliminate poverty if we will / Louis J. Walinsky (New Republic) -- Criteria for an income-redistribution program / Richard A. Cloward and Frances Fox Piven (Nation) -- Federal action to ease welfare rules / Marjorie Hunter (New York Times) -- Moynihan's critique of the poverty program / Henry Raymont (New York Times) -- Leading economists back guaranteed annual income schemes (New York Times) -- Guaranteed annual income? No! Guaranteed annual work? Yes! / Martin L. Gross (Worcester Gazette) -- An ombudsman for the poor? / Richard A. Cloward and Richard M. Elman (Nation) -- Ombudsman idea tested in Washington / Fred P. Graham (New York Times) -- Needed : a domestic Marshall plan / Whitney M. Young, Jr. (Saturday Review).
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)12425
(OCoLC)ocm00012425
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Davis, Kenneth S. 1912-1999,
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