Citations with the tag: POVERTY
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- Editor's Introduction: Poverty Trends in Ukraine.
Slay, Ben // Problems of Economic Transition; Nov2008, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by V. Paniotto and N. Kharchenko on the advantages and disadvantages of the decision to adopt a relative poverty definition for Ukraine, and another one by V.S. Shyshkin on the importance of increased and improved...
Uglow, Dan // Travel Weekly Australia; 8/12/2011, Issue 166, p3
The article presents the author's view on the problems he met in South Africa where a community is struggling in poverty.
- Poverty in the United States.
Uglow, Dan // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4; 12/9/2005, Vol. 87 Issue 13, p6
The article reports that 37 million Americans live in poverty and most of them are kids.
- A poor definition of poverty.
Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 6/28/93, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p14
States that when the House of Commons Subcommittee on Poverty attempted to set some sort of objective standard for measuring poverty in Canada, opposition members responded with a boycott. Statistics Canada's Low-Income Cut-Off never intended as an objective measure of poverty; Use of LICO as a...
- Politically viable policies to combat poverty.
Skocpol, T. // Brookings Review; Summer91, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p28
Explores the agenda in the US for ending poverty stating that poverty programs must have the lasting support of a solid majority of Americans. War on Poverty; Social security; Building on the social security model; Family security; Looking for jobs; How the US can afford it; Questioning helping...
- Relieving poverty.
Greenstein, R. // Brookings Review; Summer91, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p34
Presents an alternative view to that of Theda Skocpol (this issue) on relieving poverty, asserting that to conclude that targeted programs are doomed to yield disappointing results and that universal approaches are always preferable is unwarranted. Social security; Aid to families with dependent...
- How proverty lost its meaning.
Hanson, F. Allan // CATO Journal; Fall97, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p189
Opinion. Discusses how poverty lost its meaning, in the United States, while looking at the significance of poverty in the past. Transformation of poverty; History of poverty; Information on the developments which transformed poverty; Reference to the article `Discipline and Punish,' by Michel...
- Homesteading in Africa.
Hamilton III, Henry; Hamilton, Shirley Postma // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; May/Jun97, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p64
Focuses on the authors' decision to dedicate their works to struggle for survival in the poverty stricken zone in Africa. How people who are happy in life managed their circumstances to maintain a vegetable garden; Rabbit production as a main activity; Basis of rabbit low production; Primary...
- Land program failure leads to poverty.
Powers, A. // Commonweal; 5/8/87, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p288
The Brazilian program under which companies received a tax break for investing in reforestation, has resulted in increased poverty. As land ownership was concentrated in the hands of a few companies, farmers, without trade skills, have been forced into a life of poverty once their land was...
- `Tough love': Implications for redistributive policy.
Saving, Jason L. // Economic Review (07321414); 1997 3rd Quarter, p25
Presents information on the efforts of former president Lyndon Johnson to eradicate poverty in the United States. Examination of the political and economic ramifications of the policy; Description of the efforts of the `Great Society' policy; Discussion of welfare benefit programs.
- HHS publishes 1997 poverty guidelines.
Saving, Jason L. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management); May97, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p11
Reports that the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has updated the Federal poverty income guidelines which are used to determine eligibility for uncompensated services under the Hill-Burton program. Cost of the poverty guideline for one person and for each additional family...
- Why Africa stays poor.
Aronson, David // Humanist; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p9
Examines the causes of poverty in Africa. Mortality; Economic statistics; Histories of Zambia, Zaire and Uganda; Nondemocratic socialism; Superpower support of friendly dictators; States as artificial associations of marginally related tribal groups; Reasons for optimism; Role of the West.
- The Story of Ruth.
McCune, Caitlin // Humanist; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p29
Focuses on war and poverty in the world, with reference to the plight of a waitress called Ruth who came from Guatemala. Details on the restrictions of immigration in the United States; Factors which contribute to poverty in countries; Reference made to the concept of globalization; Suggestion...
- Agricultural intensification and poverty reduction in Latin America's risk-prone areas...
Pichon, Francisco J.; Uquillas, Jorge E. // Journal of Developing Areas; Summer97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p479
Focuses on ways to reduce poverty while highlighting the increase of agricultural productivity and improved management of natural resources in Latin America. Experience gained from the Green Revolution in parts of Asia; Purpose of the paper; Arguments pertaining to the effects of the...
- Dialogue and action on poverty in Nassau County.
Pichon, Francisco J.; Uquillas, Jorge E. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 5/06/96, Vol. 43 Issue 19, p9
Anticipates `The Nassau County Dialogue on Poverty Forum,' to be held on May 24, 1996 at the University Center at Adelphi University, Garden City New York. Contact information.
- Beyond welfare reform and charity, poverty is more challenging problem.
Weakland, Rembert G. // National Catholic Reporter; 11/01/96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p9
Presents excerpts of a speech on poverty given by Archbishop Rembert Weakland at the National Pastoral Life Center's Urban Ministries Conference on October 17, 1996. Current emphasis on the need for welfare reform; Impact of large social and economic gaps in any society; Role of the churches.
- A perspective on economics, poverty, and policy.
Peake, Charles F. // National Forum; Summer96, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on poverty in the United States. Experience of the author as a poor child; Accumulation of knowledge as an investment for poor children; Ameliorating poverty trough economic growth.
- Great expectations.
Peake, Charles F. // New Internationalist; Oct95, Issue 272, p18
Reports on the worldwide incidence of poverty. Wealth-health gap; Life expectancies.
- A new Raj dawning.
Thekaekara, Mari Marcel // New Internationalist; Nov96, Issue 285, p25
Reports that despite of infrastructural developments in India, the majority of the population remains poor. Information on the types of advancements made in India in the 1990s; Details provided by Amitava Mukherjee, director of Actionaid India, on social conditions in the country at a seminar...
- Cornwall gone west.
Seabrook, Jeremy // New Statesman & Society; 8/7/92, Vol. 5 Issue 214, p12
Shares the author's conversations with the struggling poor in Cornwall. Negative economic impact of closed mines in the region; Efforts to survive; Living conditions; Family concerns; Types of jobs available for a few; Thoughts of the people.
- Surviving in the junkyard culture.
Seabrook, Jeremy // New Statesman & Society; 12/17/93-12/31/93, Vol. 6 Issue 283, p22
Profiles a woman's living in poverty in Great Britain. Life of the poorest as a life of intense hatreds; Reality of pain; Life with men who hit and abuse; Separation of parents; Deaths in the immediate family and among acquaintances; Lumpenproletariat's hand-me-down culture.
- Poverty as a social phenomenon in Russian society.
Chernina, N.V. // Russian Social Science Review; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on how Russians view poverty. Subsistence minimum as establishing the poverty line; Multidimensionality of poverty in Russian society; Apparatus for studying poverty as a state of everyday existence; Survey of the Russian Center for Public Opinion Research in June 1993; Psychological...
- Estimating & projecting poverty in Sacramento County: an interim report.
Mogull, Robert G. // Social Science Journal; 2003, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p307
Official statistics on annual poverty do not exist at sub-state levels. Therefore, the principal objective of this preliminary study is to estimate and project continuous annual poverty statistics at the county level. These statistics are estimated separately for a variety of demographic groups....
- A new definition of rural poverty.
Mogull, Robert G. // United Nations Chronicle; Mar93, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p78
Announces the publication of `The State of World Rural Poverty' by the International Fund for Agricultural Development which contains a new definition of rural poverty. Comments on the publication.
- Slight decline in U.S. poverty rate.
Mogull, Robert G. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p188
Highlights the decline in the poverty rate of the United States in 1995. Overall percentage of decline; Rate of decline among several age groups; Racial distribution of the overall decline; Poverty threshold income in 1995.
- The number of the community.
Mandell, Betty Reid // Women's Review of Books; Feb97, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p26
Focuses on the effects of the author's experience with poverty on poor people. Comparison of rural poverty to that of urban poverty; Information on the author's experience at the University of Iowa School of Social Work; Details on the author's experience.
- Poverty research.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p9
Reports that 360,000 Queenslander are living in poverty according to Queensland Poverty Research Project. Disadvantaged circumstances of Queenslanders; Spending on social and community service; Unemployment in the state.
- War on poverty: The second front.
Shapiro, Walter // Washington Monthly; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p30
Comments on the growth of poverty in the United States. Phil Gramm's reference to poor people; Need to have a presidential candidate that will open a fight against permanent poverty.
- Black children under siege.
Simms, M.C. // Black Enterprise; May91, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p36
Explores the nature of childhood poverty. Major causes, such as changing family structure and economic opportunity; Geography of childhood poverty; Impact on black children; Research conducted on the subject.
- Checking some seeds sown years ago by the war on poverty.
Best, Bill // Christian Science Monitor; 2/9/96, Vol. 88 Issue 52, p19
Reports on `Project Torchlight,' which was implemented in an effort, to eliminate poverty, in the United States. Who funded the program; Benefits of the program to children; Further information on the program.
- Poverty, population, pollution.
Sadik, N. // UNESCO Courier; Jan92, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p18
Discusses world poverty as a moral, environmental and economic problem demanding solution. Total of 1.5 billion people (one in five) live in absolute poverty; Community involvement; Role for the United Nations.
- States ranked by percent of population in poverty in 1992.
Sadik, N. // New Hampshire Business Review; 12/23/94, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p54
Ranks states by percent of population in poverty in 1992.
- States ranked by percent of population in poverty in 1993.
Sadik, N. // New Hampshire Business Review; 12/22/95, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p120
Presents a chart showing the ranking of states by percent of population in poverty in 1993.
- Journal abstracts.
Sadik, N. // Social Security Bulletin; Summer93, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p96
Cites the article `Gaining Ground: Poverty in the Postwar United States,' by Daniel T. Slesnick (`Journal of Political Economy,' February 1993) concerning evaluating the level of poverty using a consumption-based measure of household welfare. Official measures compiled by the Bureau of the...
- Journal abstracts.
Sadik, N. // Social Security Bulletin; Summer93, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p97
Cites the article `A Budget-Based Definition of Poverty (With an Application to Single-Parent Families),' by Trudi J. Renwick and Barbara R. Bergmann (`The Journal of Human Resources,' Winter 1993) concerning defining poverty through a `basic needs budget.' Accounting for taxes and non-cash...
- Journal abstracts.
Sadik, N. // Social Security Bulletin; Summer93, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p97
Cites the article `Chronic Poverty in the United States,' by Joan R. Rodgers and John L. Rodgers (`The Journal of Human Resources,' Winter 1993), concerning a method of measuring chronic and transitory poverty using an axiomatically sound, additively decomposable index of aggregate poverty. ...
- The 1997 federal poverty guidelines.
Sadik, N. // Social Security Bulletin; 1997, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p61
Reports on the publication of the `Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines' by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Reflection of 1996 change in the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers; Guidelines as simplified version of the Federal Government's statistical poverty...
- `We count our blessings every day.'
Sermuksnis, S. // Redbook; Nov90, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p42
Recounts one mother's story of how her husband lost his job, how the family lost all material possessions, and how they got back on their feet with the help of people who really cared.
- The new faces of poverty.
Safran, Claire // Redbook; Aug92, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p84
Examines how middle-class families are increasingly falling into poverty because of the economy. Profiles three such families, with quotes from and statistics about others. INSET: Frightening facts (about poverty)..
- Two views.
Safran, Claire // Canada & the World Backgrounder; 1994, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p3
Comments on the two views of poverty which were expressed several years ago by articles published in a Canadian newspaper. Letter from a woman who described herself as one of the `working poor'; Case of a woman who left home when she was 19 and never received any financial assistance.
- Relative or absolute?
Taylor, Rupert J. // Canada & the World Backgrounder; 1994, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p4
Looks at the definition of poverty according to Statistics Canada and ponders whether poverty is relative or absolute. Canada's `low-income cut-off' (LICO); LICO as a relative measure of poverty; Varying views of different agencies about poverty levels; Maximum government pension benefit for a...
- An ounce of prevention.
Saravanamuttoo, Helen // Canada & the World Backgrounder; 1994, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p19
Looks at the situation of children living in poverty in Canada and states that the approach to dealing with this issue might be about to change. Statistics on the number of people living in poverty in Canada; Information on prisoners and childhood poverty; Poverty and child development;...
- Unwelcome companions.
Taylor, Linda E. // Canada & the World Backgrounder; 1994, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p23
Looks at some of the conditions of poverty in Canada. The impact of poverty on nutrition, health, education, substance abuse and more; Infant mortality; Role of the Montreal Diet Dispensary; Halifax study which linked poverty to crime. INSETS: Health and wealth;Learning disabilities.
- Poverty in Canada.
Taylor, Linda E. // Canada & the World Backgrounder; 1994, Vol. 60 Issue 2, About Canada p1
Offers an overview of poverty in Canada. Statistics Canada figures on the number of Canadians who were poor in 1992; Poverty and young Canadians; Defining poverty; Estimates on the number of homeless people in Canada; Social assistance and welfare in Canada; Comparison of poverty rates in...
- Poverty rate dips for children.
Jacobson, Linda // Education Week; 10/16/96, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
Focuses on the child-poverty rate in the United States. Increase in median annual income; Impact of the federal welfare-reform law.
- Fighting poverty the old-fashioned way.
Husock, Howard // Wilson Quarterly; Spring90, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on fighting poverty. Personal involvement of rich and poor alike as a component of successful social action; Settlement clubs; Reform maelstrom; Generation mobility; Settlement-house movements; Beliefs of people; Social classes.
- Women and wealth.
Husock, Howard // Wilson Quarterly; Autumn90, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on why the poor got poorer in the United States during the 1980s. Social security payments; Contributions to family income; Role of women in alleviating poverty.
- Brother, can you spare a dime?
Herlinger, C. // Scholastic Update; 3/6/92, Vol. 124 Issue 12, p17
Wonders why poverty is no longer a hot political issue. How helping the poor was a top domestic priority in the 1960s; Legislation passed under President Lyndon B. Johnson; Why many began to believe that antipoverty programs created a permanent class of poor people; Failure of government in the...
- The haves and the have-nots.
Herlinger, C. // Scholastic Update; 02/21/97, Vol. 129 Issue 10, p16
Presents a map of the world to illustrate the global gap between the rich and the poor. Increase in poor people since 1987; Number of people in developing countries living on less than $1 a day; Quiz on poverty and gross domestic product.
- Politics and Latin America's urban poor: Reflections from a Lima shantytown.
Stokes, Susan C. // Latin American Research Review; 1991, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p75
Suggests that the picture of the urban poor as conservative and concerned primarily with individual advancement should be adjusted rather than discarded. Class-conscious and militant social movements in Peru in the 1980s; Shantytowns; Extensive research in a poor community in the northern part...