The Resource Invisible Americans : the tragic cost of child poverty, Jeff Madrick

Invisible Americans : the tragic cost of child poverty, Jeff Madrick

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Invisible Americans : the tragic cost of child poverty
Title
Invisible Americans
Title remainder
the tragic cost of child poverty
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Jeff Madrick
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Language
eng
Summary
"By official count, more than one out of every six American children live beneath the poverty line. But statistics alone tell little of the story. In Invisible Americans, Jeff Madrick brings to light the often invisible reality and irreparable damage of child poverty in America. Keeping his focus on the children, he examines the roots of the problem, including the toothless remnants of our social welfare system, entrenched racism, and a government unmotivated to help the most voiceless citizens. Backed by new and unambiguous research, he makes clear the devastating consequences of growing up poor: living in poverty, even temporarily, is detrimental to cognitive abilities, emotional control, and the overall health of children. The cost to society is incalculable. The inaction of politicians is unacceptable. Still, Madrick argues, there may be more reason to hope now than ever before. Rather than attempting to treat the symptoms of poverty, we might be able to ameliorate its worst effects through a single, simple, and politically feasible policy that he lays out in this impassioned and urgent call to arms"--
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10844289
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DLC
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1947-
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Madrick, Jeff
Dewey number
362.7086/9420973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Poor children
  • Poverty
  • Child welfare
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the tragic cost of child poverty
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Invisible Americans : the tragic cost of child poverty, Jeff Madrick
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  • Includes index
  • OverDrive eBook
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online resource
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780451494191
Lccn
2019022607
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0FD4A45C-BC29-464E-8EAC-6B9F2A29ACD4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107146878
  • on1107146878
Label
Invisible Americans : the tragic cost of child poverty, Jeff Madrick
Link
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780451494191
Lccn
2019022607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0FD4A45C-BC29-464E-8EAC-6B9F2A29ACD4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107146878
  • on1107146878

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