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The Assets Perspective

The Rise of Asset Building and its Impact on Social Policy

Authors: Cramer, R., Shanks, T.

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The economy's struggles to overcome the lingering effects of the Great Recession presented unique but essential questions.The book considers a full range of data which considers how this recent experience has impacted households, providing a thorough and contemporary treatment of how the assets perspective has prompted changes within social policy.

About the authors

Rachel Black, New America Foundation, USA William Elliott III, New America Foundation, USA Devin Fergus, The Ohio State University, USA Allison Freeman, University of North Carolina, USA Terri Friedline, University of Kansas, USA Clinton Key, The Pew Charitable Trust, USA Tatjana Meschede, Brandeis University, USA Sam Osoro, Institute on Assets and Social Policy, USA Janneke Ratcliffe, University of North Carolina, USA Carolina Reid, University of California at Berkeley, USA David Rothstein, Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, USA Thomas Shapiro, Brandeis University, USA Michael Serraden, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA Piyush Tantia, Ideas42, USA Shannon White, Ideas42, USA Josh Wright, Ideas42, USA

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • The Rise of Asset Building and Its Impact on Social Policy

    Cramer, Reid (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • The Evolution of Antipoverty Programs

    Shanks, Trina R. Williams

    Pages 13-31

  • The Finances of Typical Households After the Great Recession

    Key, Clinton

    Pages 33-65

  • Financial Fracking in the Land of the Fee, 1980–2008

    Fergus, Devin

    Pages 67-95

  • The Widening Racial Wealth Gap: Why Wealth Is Not Color Blind

    Shapiro, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 99-122

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-38488-1
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Hardcover $105.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-38827-8
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Softcover $100.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Assets Perspective
Book Subtitle
The Rise of Asset Building and its Impact on Social Policy
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38488-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137384881
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38827-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48196-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 299
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