The Resource It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes

It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes

Label
It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world
Title
It's not like I'm poor
Title remainder
how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes
Title variation
It is not like I am poor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book chronicles the impact of the sweeping transformation of the social safety net that occurred in the mid-1990s. With the dramatic expansion of tax credits--a combination of the Earned Income Tax Credit and other refunds--the economic fortunes of the working poor have been bolstered as never before. 'It's Not Like I'm Poor' looks at how working families plan to use their annual windfall to build up savings, go back to school, and send their kids to college. But dreams of economic mobility are often dashed by the reality of making monthly ends meet on meager wages."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halpern-Meekin, Sarah
Dewey number
332.0240086/9420973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8072.5
LC item number
.H35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Edin, Kathryn
  • Tach, Laura
  • Sykes, Jennifer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working poor
  • Public welfare
  • Tax credits
  • Public welfare
  • Tax credits
  • Working poor
  • United States
Label
It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family budgets: staying in the black, slipping into the red -- Tax time -- The new regime through the lens of the old -- Beyond living paycheck to paycheck -- "Debt! I am hoping to eliminate that word!" -- Capitalizing on the promise of the EITC -- Appendix A: Introduction to Boston and the research project -- Appendix B: Qualitative interview guide
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780520275355
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014016886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)877847173
  • (OCoLC)ocn877847173
Label
It's not like I'm poor : how working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family budgets: staying in the black, slipping into the red -- Tax time -- The new regime through the lens of the old -- Beyond living paycheck to paycheck -- "Debt! I am hoping to eliminate that word!" -- Capitalizing on the promise of the EITC -- Appendix A: Introduction to Boston and the research project -- Appendix B: Qualitative interview guide
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780520275355
Isbn Type
(softcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014016886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)877847173
  • (OCoLC)ocn877847173

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