ERIC Number: ED424006
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
The Working Poor in America: A Bibliographical Resource. The Foundation for Child Development Working Paper Series.
Barreras, Ricardo E., Comp.
Intended to encourage and facilitate research, policy development, and advocacy on issues relevant to those who are in poverty despite employment, this bibliography lists 145 articles and studies focusing on the working poor. Following a description of the search method and a guide to the bibliography, the references are divided into two sections. Those in section 1, "Profile of the Working Poor," cover: (1) general references, including demographics and ethnographies; (2) causes of poverty among low-income workers; (3) attributions and social perceptions of poverty; and (4) women and children. References in section 2, "Policy Issues," cover: (1) general references, including policy alternatives; (2) employment and income distribution; (3) child care; and (4) health care. The 54 references include abstracts downloaded directly from the source databases. (JPB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.