Chapter

Below the Line

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195101683
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199894048 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0002
Below the Line

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This chapter provides a more detailed look at the landscape of American poverty, including the manner in which poverty is measured, lessons learned with respect to the patterns and features of U.S. poverty, the extent of poverty in the United States compared with poverty in other Western industrialized countries, and an understanding of the human meaning and pain associated with poverty.

Keywords: United States; American poverty; Western industrialized countries; poor in America

Chapter.  12063 words.  Illustrated.

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