The Resource Poor America : a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe, Samuel J. Eldersveld

Poor America : a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe, Samuel J. Eldersveld

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Poor America : a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe
Title
Poor America
Title remainder
a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe
Statement of responsibility
Samuel J. Eldersveld
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
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Eldersveld, Samuel James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
E44 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
  • Poverty
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
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Poor America : a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe, Samuel J. Eldersveld
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-161) and index
Contents
The state of poverty in the United States and Western Europe: five theoretical approaches seeking to explain the variance -- The challenge to America -- The historical experience -- Attitudes, beliefs, and values -- System differences as explanations -- The role of political elites -- The role of business elites -- The history of poverty in seven nations to 1900 -- The early history of poverty in the Unites States -- The Dutch historical experience -- The early French and Belgium history of poverty -- The English historical experience -- The historical experience with poverty in Sweden and Germany -- Final observations: the 20th century and today -- The finalization of social reform and anti-poverty legislation in Western Europe and the United States in the 20th century -- Conclusion: what are the prospects? -- Appendix: major references -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 165 p.
Isbn
9780739111635
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060335 77
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)72699719
  • (OCoLC)72699719
Label
Poor America : a comparative historical study of poverty in the United States and Western Europe, Samuel J. Eldersveld
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-161) and index
Contents
The state of poverty in the United States and Western Europe: five theoretical approaches seeking to explain the variance -- The challenge to America -- The historical experience -- Attitudes, beliefs, and values -- System differences as explanations -- The role of political elites -- The role of business elites -- The history of poverty in seven nations to 1900 -- The early history of poverty in the Unites States -- The Dutch historical experience -- The early French and Belgium history of poverty -- The English historical experience -- The historical experience with poverty in Sweden and Germany -- Final observations: the 20th century and today -- The finalization of social reform and anti-poverty legislation in Western Europe and the United States in the 20th century -- Conclusion: what are the prospects? -- Appendix: major references -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 165 p.
Isbn
9780739111635
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060335 77
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)72699719
  • (OCoLC)72699719

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