Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America

  • Falk W
  • Duncan C
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Abstract

In this compelling book, Cynthia Duncan examines the nature of poverty by listening to the stories of real people in remote rural areas of the United States. A persistent inequality characterizes two communities she describes, but in another a rich civic culture helps the poor escape poverty. Focusing on the implications of these differences, Duncan offers powerful insights into the dynamics of poverty, politics, and change.

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Authors

  • William W. Falk

  • Cynthia M. Duncan

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