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economic plight of America"s young families

Clifford M. Johnson

economic plight of America"s young families

an update of CDF"s Vanishing dreams report

by Clifford M. Johnson

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Published by Children"s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Family policy -- United States.,
  • Young adults -- United States -- Economic conditions.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVanishing dreams
    Statementby Clifford M. Johnson, Andrew M. Sum, James D. Weill.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsSum, Andrew., Weill, James D., Children"s Defense Fund (U.S.), Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Labor Market Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ536 .J63x 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16584787M

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The economic plight of America's young families: an update of CDF's Vanishing dreams report Author: Clifford M Johnson ; Andrew Sum ; James D Weill ; Children's Defense Fund (U.S.) ; Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.).

Get this from a library. Vanishing dreams: the growing economic plight of America's young families. [Clifford M Johnson; Andrew Sum; James D Weill; Children's Defense Fund (U.S.); Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.).

Center for Labor Market Studies.] -- Analyzes the widening economic gaps between young families with and without children, between young families headed by persons with. This book is a genealogical history of the Young family, coming from the Highlands of Scotland, settling here in the United States, and being Patriots in the Revolutionary War.

They came into the Philadelphia area, and much of the family settled in Morristown, New Jersey, where General George Washington had a camp in that area.5/5(1). The following sets of economic data are updated: (1) earnings of family heads; (2) young family incomes; and (3) poverty rates.

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