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Poverty and Inequality

The Political Economy of Redistribution

by Jon Neill

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Published by W. E. Upjohn Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Income distribution,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Transfer payments,
  • General,
  • Congresses,
  • Poverty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8136202M
    ISBN 10088099181X
    ISBN 109780880991810


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Poverty is not having enough material possessions or income for a person's needs. Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing and shelter.

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