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Poverty in America

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Poverty in America.

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Suggested Keywords

Try these keywords when searching for information about your topic. 

  • Disadvantaged
  • Economic Development 
  • Gentrification 
  • Low income
  • Poor
  • Poor -- United States -- History -- 21st Century
  • Poverty
  • Poverty -- United States -- History -- 21st Century
  • Socioeconomic status