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The Resource Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream, edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg

Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream, edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg

Label
Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream
Title
Ending poverty in America
Title remainder
how to restore the American dream
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
E48 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953 June 10-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Edwards, John
  • Crain, Marion G
  • Kalleberg, Arne L
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • United States
Label
Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream, edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / by Marion Crain and Arne L. Kalleberg -- Confronting poverty and declining opportunity -- Connecting the dots / by David K. Shipler -- Economic mobility in the United States: how much is there and why does it matter? / by Jared Bernstein -- The vanishing middle class / by Elizabeth Warren -- The forces undermining the American dream -- The great doubling: the challenge of the new global labor market / by Richard B. Freeman -- The risky outlook for middle-class America / by Jacob S. Hacker -- Single mothers, fragile families / by Sara McLanahan -- A new agenda for America's ghetto poor / by William Julius Wilson -- Spurring better jobs and creating higher incomes -- Up and out: when the working poor are poor no more / by Katherine S. Newman -- The earned income tax credit / by John Karl Scholz -- Making work pay / by Beth Shulman -- Education and training for less affluent Americans in the new economy / by Harry J. Holzer -- Jobs for life / by David Spickard -- Sharing the prosperity: asset building -- Reducing wealth disparities through asset ownership / by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro -- Banking the poor: overcoming the financial services mismatch / by Michael S. Barr -- Assets for all: toward universal, progressive, lifelong accounts / by Michael Sherraden -- Making saving easier: the automatic 401(k) and automatic individual retirement account (IRA) / by Peter Orszag -- An affordable homeownership strategy that promotes savings rather than risk / by Michael A. Stegman -- Making homeownership a reality by believing in working-class families / by Martin Eakes -- The role of the entrepreneur in combating poverty / by Secretary Jack F. Kemp -- Strengthening family and community -- Why we should be concerned about young, less educated, black men / by Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy -- A hopeful future: the pathway to helping teens avoid pregnancy and too-soon parenthood / by Carol Mendez Cassell -- Public schools: building capacity for hope and opportunity / by Dennis K. Orthner -- Getting parents and community into the school reform act / by Hugh B. Price -- Top down meets bottom up: local job creation in rural America / by Anita Brown-Graham -- Strengthening the rural community / by Ruston Seaman and Michael Ferber -- Fighting poverty with equitable development / by Angela Glover Blackwell -- Ending poverty in America / by Senator John Edwards -- About the editors -- About the contributors -- Index
Control code
79256821
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 288 p.
Isbn
9781595581761
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007002126
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)79256821
Label
Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream, edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / by Marion Crain and Arne L. Kalleberg -- Confronting poverty and declining opportunity -- Connecting the dots / by David K. Shipler -- Economic mobility in the United States: how much is there and why does it matter? / by Jared Bernstein -- The vanishing middle class / by Elizabeth Warren -- The forces undermining the American dream -- The great doubling: the challenge of the new global labor market / by Richard B. Freeman -- The risky outlook for middle-class America / by Jacob S. Hacker -- Single mothers, fragile families / by Sara McLanahan -- A new agenda for America's ghetto poor / by William Julius Wilson -- Spurring better jobs and creating higher incomes -- Up and out: when the working poor are poor no more / by Katherine S. Newman -- The earned income tax credit / by John Karl Scholz -- Making work pay / by Beth Shulman -- Education and training for less affluent Americans in the new economy / by Harry J. Holzer -- Jobs for life / by David Spickard -- Sharing the prosperity: asset building -- Reducing wealth disparities through asset ownership / by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro -- Banking the poor: overcoming the financial services mismatch / by Michael S. Barr -- Assets for all: toward universal, progressive, lifelong accounts / by Michael Sherraden -- Making saving easier: the automatic 401(k) and automatic individual retirement account (IRA) / by Peter Orszag -- An affordable homeownership strategy that promotes savings rather than risk / by Michael A. Stegman -- Making homeownership a reality by believing in working-class families / by Martin Eakes -- The role of the entrepreneur in combating poverty / by Secretary Jack F. Kemp -- Strengthening family and community -- Why we should be concerned about young, less educated, black men / by Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy -- A hopeful future: the pathway to helping teens avoid pregnancy and too-soon parenthood / by Carol Mendez Cassell -- Public schools: building capacity for hope and opportunity / by Dennis K. Orthner -- Getting parents and community into the school reform act / by Hugh B. Price -- Top down meets bottom up: local job creation in rural America / by Anita Brown-Graham -- Strengthening the rural community / by Ruston Seaman and Michael Ferber -- Fighting poverty with equitable development / by Angela Glover Blackwell -- Ending poverty in America / by Senator John Edwards -- About the editors -- About the contributors -- Index
Control code
79256821
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 288 p.
Isbn
9781595581761
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007002126
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)79256821

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