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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Poverty in America

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

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  • Economic inequality
  • Food insecurity
  • Gentrification 
  • Housing insecurity
  • Income inequality
  • Low income
  • Poor -- United States -- History -- 21st Century
  • Poverty
  • Poverty -- Public policy
  • Socioeconomic status