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Poverty in the United States: 2008
Poverty in the United States: 2008
 
Our Price: $15.00
By Thomas Gabe
Year: 2010
Pages: 19
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-4379-3428-1

Product Code: 1437934285

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In 2008, 39.8 million people were counted as poor in the U.S. an increase of 2.6 million persons from 2007, and nearly the largest number of persons counted as poor since 1960. The poverty rate was reported at 13.2%; this is up from 12.5% in 2007, and is the highest rate since 1997. The recent increase in poverty reflects the worsening of economic conditions since the onset of the economic recession in 12/07. Contents of this report: (1) Trends in Poverty; (2) Definition of Poverty; (3) Poverty Among: Racial and Ethnic Minorities; Nativity and Citizenship Status; Children; Adults with Low Education, Unemployment, or Disability; The Aged; (4) Receipt of Welfare Among the Poor; (5) Geography of Poverty. App.: U.S. Poverty Statistics: 1959-2008.

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