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America, welcome to the poorhouse

what you must do to protect your financial future and the reform we need

by Jane White

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Published by FT Press in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJane White
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG179 .W5229 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24573689M
ISBN 100137020171
ISBN 109780137020171
LC Control Number2009023705
OCLC/WorldCa308171485

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Extract from the New Monkland Poorhouse report book of offences and punishments, – (CO1/50/26). Original held within North Lanarkshire Archives. However life in the poorhouse was not entirely bad. Local church organisations entertained the inmates at Christmas and New Year. On 2 nd January the Governor’s journal records. In Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America. The book is full of heart-wrenching and eye-opening stories, from a woman in Indiana whose benefits are literally cut off as she lays dying to a family in.


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She destroys her own credibility, while insulting the intelligence of her readers. "America, Welcome to the Poorhouse" by Jane White is a book that deals with ways to protect your future by offering current problems and solutions.

Now the book offers White's opinions on how to fix issues, which may or may not work and be something I agree with, but I enjoyed how she spoke up/5. David Wagner’s extraordinary journey through the history of ‘the poorhouse’ in the United States is meticulously researched and brings alive, in eminently readable prose, the lives of those human beings who were both victims and overseers of this much-neglected part of American life.

This is an important contribution to our social history. Table of Contents. Chapter 1 Poorhouse, Almshouse, Poor Farm: Buried American History Chapter 2 Scenes from the Poorhouse Chapter 3 What the Forefathers Had in Mind: The Purpose and Contradictions of the Poorhouse Chapter 4 Undermining the Poorhouse: Long and Short-Term Inmates in the Late Nineteenth Century Chapter 5 Inmates, Overseers, and the Politics of the 5/5.

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[Jane White] -- SUPERANNO Right now, America is barreling towards a retirement catastrophe. America, welcome to the poorhouse: what you must do to protect your financial future and the reform we need. As the presidential campaigns turns into the home stretch, we realize that we have not heard much about the poor and policy toward the poor.

The problems of the middle class – including their fear of joining the poor – is everyone’s focus; that’s where the votes are. But arguments about policies toward the poor. I recently read Jane White’s America, Welcome to the Poorhouse: What You Must Do to Protect Your Financial Future and the Reform We is a retirement expert who has written books on personal finance, retirement and housing, as well serving as a Congressionally appointed delegate to retirement summits among her other, numerous, qualifications.

In the Shadow of the Poorhouse: A Social History of Welfare in America. New York: Basic Books, Inc., Thomas D. Mackie, “Over the Hill to the Poorhouse: A Glimpse at the County Farms of Southern Michigan, ss.” PAST, 21 ().

Rothman, David J. The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic. But America, Welcome to the Poorhouse succeeds because the author, Jane White, doesn’t just moan and groan about how bad things are.

She opens ours eyes to the problems we’re facing fiscally, and then offers some great solutions on what we can do to protect ourselves. Buy The Poorhouse: America's Forgotten Institution by David Wagner online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.early industrial America. 3 This essay will explore one of America’s early institutions--the poorhouse, and how punitive measures would not deter poverty, because it was largely driven by low wages and unemployment, not character flaws.

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Eisenhower Foundation Chairman Fred R. Harris and Eisenhower Foundation President Alan Curtis. The book was released in with a companion volume, The Millennium Breach.