Poverty: A New Perspective Cover Image
By George L. Wilber (Editor)
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In this collection of essays poverty is viewed not merely as an economic predicament but as a ""system with measurable properties,"" of which a low income level is only one. Affecting individuals or entire regions, many of the attributes of poverty can be seen either as causes or as effects of low income. In order for governmental and institutional attempts to have any chance of success, the system of poverty must be much better understood. Working programs directed at particular problems of the.

About the Author

George L. Wilber is director of the Social Welfare Research Institute at the University of Kentucky.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813155531
ISBN-10: 0813155533
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 208
Language: English