ERIC Number: EJ677700
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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The Behavioral Aspects of Poverty.
Sawhill, Isabel V.
Public Interest, n153 p79-93 Fall 2003
Stresses the need to align policy with what is known about the importance of certain behaviors in reducing poverty and inequality, focusing on ideology versus reality; the importance of work; behavior as a matter of choice versus opportunity; the influence of marriage on poverty; and how public policy can prevent a widening of the country's economic and social divisions. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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