Poverty in the U.S.
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Poverty in the U.S. trends, issues, and measurements by Samuel M. Williams

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English


  • Poor,
  • Health insurance,
  • Government policy,
  • Income,
  • Poverty,
  • Child welfare

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295) and index.

Statementeditor, Samuel M. Williams
SeriesEconomic issues, problems and perspectives
LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 P5978 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893318M
ISBN 109781612091198
LC Control Number2010047080

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