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The Impact of Food Deserts on Food Insufficiency and SNAP Participation among the Elderly

Katie Fitzpatrick, Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley and Michele Ver Ploeg.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 12543 words.

Residents of neighborhoods with limited access to grocery stores may face barriers to obtaining adequate food for a healthy diet. Low-income elderly may be uniquely affected by these...

Poverty and inequality across space: sociological reflections on the missing-middle subnational scale*

Linda M. Lobao, Gregory Hooks and Ann R. Tickamyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Transportation Systems. 13301 words.

The study of stratification is a foremost concern of sociologists. Historical engagement with this topic creates a distinct conceptual lens on poverty and inequality and a voluminous body...

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