America's Poor and the Great Recession (Paperback)
Millions have entered poverty as a result of the Great Recession's terrible toll of long-term unemployment. Kristin S. Seefeldt and John D. Graham examine recent trends in poverty and assess the performance of America s "safety net" programs. They consider likely scenarios for future developments and conclude that the well-being of low-income Americans, particularly the working poor, the near poor, and the new poor, is at substantial risk despite economic recovery."
About the Author
John Graham is Professor of Policy and Decision Sciences and Director, Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health.
Tavis Smiley is the host of PBS' Tavis Smiley and Public Radio International's The Tavis Smiley Show. He is also the bestselling author of numerous books.