The injustice of place : uncovering the legacy of poverty in America
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New York : Mariner Books, [2023].
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First edition.
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9780063239494, 0063239493, 9780063239524, 0063239523
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343 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Published
New York : Mariner Books, [2023].
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780063239494, 0063239493, 9780063239524, 0063239523

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-326) and index.
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"Three of the nation's top scholars, known for tackling key mysteries about poverty in America, turn their attention from the country's poorest people to its poorest places. Based on a fresh, data-driven approach, they discover that America's most disadvantaged communities are not the big cities that get the most notice. Instead, nearly all are rural. Little if any attention has been paid to these places or to the people who make their lives there. This revelation set in motion a five-year journey across Appalachia, the Cotton and Tobacco Belts of the Deep South, and South Texas. Immersing themselves in these communities, pouring over centuries of local history, attending parades and festivals, the authors trace the legacies of the deepest poverty in America, including inequalities shaping people's health, livelihoods, and upward social mobility for families. Wrung dry by powerful forces and corrupt government officials, the "internal colonies" in these regions were exploited for their resources and then left to collapse. The unfolding revelation in The Injustice of Place is not about what sets these places apart, but about what they have in common: a history of raw, intensive resource extraction and human exploitation. This history and its reverberations demand a reckoning and a commitment to wage a new War on Poverty, with the unrelenting focus on our nation's places of deepest need"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Edin, K., Shaefer, H. L., & Nelson, T. J. (2023). The injustice of place: uncovering the legacy of poverty in America (First edition.). Mariner Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edin, Kathryn, 1962-, H. Luke, Shaefer and Timothy Jon, Nelson. 2023. The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the Legacy of Poverty in America. Mariner Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edin, Kathryn, 1962-, H. Luke, Shaefer and Timothy Jon, Nelson. The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the Legacy of Poverty in America Mariner Books, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Edin, Kathryn, H. Luke Shaefer, and Timothy Jon Nelson. The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the Legacy of Poverty in America First edition., Mariner Books, 2023.

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