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Is poverty a serious threat?, Mercedes Muñoz, book editor

Label
Is poverty a serious threat?
Title
Is poverty a serious threat?
Statement of responsibility
Mercedes Muñoz, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essays cover a variety of viewpoints on the subject of poverty, including such issues as the long term effects of poverty, the access of the poor to health care, and the distribution of income in the United States as compared to other industrial nations
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.50973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
I8 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
At issue. Social issues
Label
Is poverty a serious threat?, Mercedes Muñoz, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-114) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The poor are worse off in the United States than in other countries / David R. Francis -- The poor in the United States live comfortably / Robert E. Rector, Kirk A. Johnson -- Most workers do not suffer long-term poverty / Thomas Sowell -- It is difficult for the working poor to escape poverty / David K. Shipler -- The poor often lack access to health care / James Mullahy, Barbara L. Wolfe -- The poor do not lack access to health care / Conrad F. Meier -- Poverty causes terrorism / Quan Li, Drew Schaub -- Poverty does not cause terrorism / Walter Laqueur -- Poverty causes environmental degradation / Jack M. Hollander -- Poverty does not cause environmental degradation / David Satterthwaite -- Education for the poor must be improved / Benjamin L. Page, James R. Simmons -- Rural poverty has become worse than urban poverty / Timothy Egan
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9780737727265
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005054523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm61859914
Label
Is poverty a serious threat?, Mercedes Muñoz, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-114) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The poor are worse off in the United States than in other countries / David R. Francis -- The poor in the United States live comfortably / Robert E. Rector, Kirk A. Johnson -- Most workers do not suffer long-term poverty / Thomas Sowell -- It is difficult for the working poor to escape poverty / David K. Shipler -- The poor often lack access to health care / James Mullahy, Barbara L. Wolfe -- The poor do not lack access to health care / Conrad F. Meier -- Poverty causes terrorism / Quan Li, Drew Schaub -- Poverty does not cause terrorism / Walter Laqueur -- Poverty causes environmental degradation / Jack M. Hollander -- Poverty does not cause environmental degradation / David Satterthwaite -- Education for the poor must be improved / Benjamin L. Page, James R. Simmons -- Rural poverty has become worse than urban poverty / Timothy Egan
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9780737727265
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005054523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm61859914

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