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The Working Poor Invisible in America

free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã David K. Shipler review The Working Poor Invisible in America ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub As David K Shipler makes clear in this powerful humane study the invisible poor are engaged in the activity most respected in American ideology hard honest work But their version of the American Dream is a nightmare low paying dead end jobs; the profound failure of government to improve upon decaying housing health care and education; the failure of families to break the patterns of child abuse and substance abuse Shipler exposes the interlocking probl. I often get into discussions with my father in law about the state of the nation problems facing workers and companies and especially the role of the government My father in law will often say the phrase People just need to work harder in response to my ueries about how to get people out of poverty or dead end jobs Well I heard that phrase one too many times so I decided to read David Shipler s book to find out if this American Dream is as easy to do as it soundsIt s not easy at all Sure people can pull themselves up by their bootstraps but that task reuires than just elbow grease and a little savings these days When you are at this level the smallest problem has gigantic ripples throughout your life Shipler notes throughout the book how each person or family he talks to has had a significant financial downfall due to a series of events These events are always inextricably connected For example a mother of two has a very low paying job She needs

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free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã David K. Shipler review The Working Poor Invisible in America ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ems by taking us into the sorrowful infuriating courageous lives of the poor white and black Asian and Latino citizens and immigrants We encounter them every day for they do jobs essential to the American economyWe meet drifting farmworkers in North Carolina exploited garment workers in New Hampshire illegal immigrants trapped in the steaming kitchens of Los Angeles restaurants addicts who struggle into productive work from the cruel streets of the nat. Summary Poverty is caused by complex interactions between personal and societalbusinessgovernmental failures The poor are affected strongly by small mistakesmisfortunes that snowball due to lack of safety net The most heinous problems to me were sexual abusedomestic violence p 162 At the extremes of the debate liberals don t want to see the dysfunctional family and conservatives want to see nothing else Depending on the ideology destructive parenting is either not a cause or the only cause of poverty Neither stereotype is correct In my research along the edges of poverty I didn t find many adults without troubled childhoods and I came to see those histories as both cause and effect intertwined with the myriad other difficulties of money housing schooling health job and neighborhood that reinforce one another The interactions were described by Dr Robert Needleman a behavioral pediatrician who sees children from all socio economic levels in Cle

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free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã David K. Shipler review The Working Poor Invisible in America ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ion's capital each life another aspect of a confounding far reaching urgent national crisis And unlike mostworks on poverty this one delves into the calculations of some employers as well their razor thin profits their anxieties about competition from abroad their frustrations in finding ualified workersThis impassioned book not only dissects the problems but makes pointed informed recommendations for change It is a book that stands to make a differenc. this is a very good book to read if you know a little about the policy problems facing the working poor and want to get a better idea of the human stories of people affected by them or if you don t know anything about the daily lives of the working poor and need a good illustration of the thicket of problems trapping them in povertyhowever if you are looking for a systemic analysis of which policies and procedures create this poverty trap and perpetuate these conditions this is not the book for you while it gave me an extremely vivid and personal view into the lives of many individuals and families struggling with poverty in the US because of different reasons disability poor education substandard housing sexual abuse domestic violence etc but does little to discuss how we can best address ameliorate or eliminate these problemsi have really mixed feelings about these kinds of books certainly when i hear poverty discussed in political terms especia

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • The Working Poor Invisible in America
  • David K. Shipler
  • English
  • 16 December 2020
  • 9780375708213

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    David K. Shipler ã 9 free download free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã David K. Shipler free read The Working Poor Invisible in America This is a depressing account of many individuals who are afflicted with poverty and are with exceptions unable to escape The book provides considerable ammunition for the view that the poor are kept there by an uncaring and hostile society From the tales and analyses emerge nuggets of potential policy directions For instance there is attention given to the disparity in spending for schooling based on local real estate valuation

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    David K. Shipler ã 9 free download free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã David K. Shipler free read The Working Poor Invisible in America A manager at Barnes Nobles told me that this was a great book because it shifted blame for the problems of the poor onto the poor thus holding them accountable and providing room for personal responsibility Hardly a compelling case for me So for a long time I didn’t read it But now I have and what the BN guy said was a gross oversimplification and misreading More thoughts here's a great book

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler I often get into discussions with my father in law about the state of the nation problems facing workers and com

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler If you don't know much about poverty this book may prove useful to you but go in with eyes open Shipler is at his

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler Summary Poverty is caused by complex interactions between personal and societalbusinessgovernmental failures The poor are affected strongly by s

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler David K. Shipler ã 9 free download I liked this book pretty well The author spent a lot of time talking with people of different races and backgrounds about their poverty and also with social workers who help them and with their employers Poverty was self imposed in

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    free read The Working Poor Invisible in America Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler The Working Poor is one of my longest outstanding reviews and in the interest of continuing my review every book streak I'm going to hop back in time and say a few things My remembrance has dulled slightly but I still had a bunch of uotes saved so this review will be heavy on extracts with minor commentary fro

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler this is a very good book to read if you know a little about the policy problems facing the working poor and want to get a better idea of the human stories of people affected by them or if you don't know anything about the daily liv

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    Free E–pub [The Working Poor Invisible in America] º David K. Shipler David K. Shipler ã 9 free download Although there weren't any astonishing revelations and I'm not sure that's even possible with this subject matte

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