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ERIC Number: ED013700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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FORMS AND SCOPE OF POVERTY IN KENTUCKY. RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT SERIES 10.
RAMSEY, RALPH J.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLICATION WAS TO IDENTIFY POVERTY AND TO DESCRIBE PARTICULAR POVERTY SITUATIONS IN KENTUCKY. POVERTY IS DESCRIBED AS BEING A CONDITION OF DEPRIVATION IN ANY ASPECT OF LIVING WHICH HANDICAPS A PERSON IN ACQUIRING THE GOOD THINGS OF LIFE. FOR MEASURING THE EXTENT OF POVERTY IN KENTUCKY, THE FOLLOWING FACTORS WERE CONSIDERED--(1) INCOME, (2) EDUCATION, (3) EMPLOYMENT, (4) HOUSING, (5) HEALTH, (6) SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, AND (7) WELFARE RECIPIENTS. VARIOUS TABLES ARE PRESENTED WHICH ANALYZE THE COMPOSITION OF THE POVERTY-STRICKEN SEGMENT OF THE POPULATION IN KENTUCKY. TO COMBAT THESE PROBLEMS OF POVERTY, THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RECOMMENDED A NINE-POINT PROGRAM OF ACTION CONCERNING EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND CALLING FOR A COMBINATION OF FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND PRIVATE EFFORT. THE PROGRAM WAS PRESENTED VERY BRIEFLY IN THE PUBLICATION. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington.
Identifiers: COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE