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ERIC Number: EJ615479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1084-6603
Extreme Family Poverty Rises in the Midst of a Strong Economy. Family Review.
Lindjord, Denise
Journal of Early Education and Family Review, v7 n5 p5-6 May-Jun 2000
Discusses the sudden increase of families with incomes below 50 percent of the poverty line, noting particularly the impact on children. Notes a direct link between increased family poverty and the decreasing protective role of cash welfare and food stamp benefits. Describes federal proposals to increase minimum wage and cut taxes; makes recommendations for helping the poorest families. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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