New Book: “Poverty in America—and What to Do About It”

img-poverty-in-america_151844823090-379x586New Book: American Enterprise Institute, Poverty in America—and What to Do About It (2016).  [The book can be downloaded in whole or by chapter.]

Contents

I. THE BIG PICTURE: A CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE
AGENDA
   

► “BE OPEN-HANDED TOWARD YOUR BROTHERS”
Arthur C. Brooks

II. THE FOCUS: POVERTY, NOT INEQUALITY     

► POVERTY, NOT INCOME INEQUALITY, IS THE CHALLENGE
WE MUST ADDRESS

Aparna Mathur

III. ANTIPOVERTY POLICY: HAND-UP SOLUTIONS FOR
POOR AMERICANS
 

► EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT DOES A BETTER JOB OF LIFTING WORKERS FROM POVERTY
Michael R. Strain

► HERE’S WHY CONSERVATIVES SHOULD WORRY MORE ABOUT LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT
Michael R. Strain

► THE PATH TO RESPONSIBILITY CAN START WITH A BROOM AND A PAYCHECK
Robert Doar

► 10 WELFARE-REFORM LESSONS
Robert Doar

IV. FAMILY AND POVERTY: WHAT’S HAPPENING AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT 

► FAMILY MATTERS: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR BLOCK SOCIAL MOBILITY? SINGLE PARENTS, SUGGESTS A NEW STUDY
W. Bradford Wilcox

► CAN ANYTHING REALLY BE DONE ABOUT FAMILY BREAKDOWN AND AMERICAN POVERTY? A Q&A WITH BRAD WILCOX
W. Bradford Wilcox and James Pethokoukis

V. OPINION AND ACTION: WHAT AMERICANS ARE SAYING AND POLITICIANS ARE DOING     

► ECONOMIC INSECURITY IN THE UNITED STATES
Karlyn Bowman, Andrew Rugg, and Jennifer K. Marsico

► FIGHT POVERTY THE CONSERVATIVE WAY
Ramesh Ponnuru

 

 

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