America"s growing inequality

the impact of poverty and race
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About the Edition

Compilation of the articles published in Poverty & Race, the bimonthly of The Poverty & Race Research Action Council, from 2006 to the present.

Other titlesPoverty & race (Washington, DC)
Statementedited by Chester W. Hartman ; foreword by Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez
ContributionsPoverty & Race Research Action Council
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 A55 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 573 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27160099M
ISBN 100739191713
ISBN 139780739191712, 9781498521116
LC Control Number2013048981
OCLC/WorldCa863789555

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