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1 Federal Antipoverty Programs and the Problem of Poverty 1 (1968)

handle is hein.tera/fantipopo0001 and id is 1 raw text is: NUMBER 32

TAX FOUNDATION'S
December 1968
FEDERAL ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAMS AND THE &'ROBLEM OF POVERTY
In August 1964, the Federal government enacted the Economic
Opportunity Act (EOA) authorizing a program package designed to
remove poverty ep se. During the past several years poverty,
and methods employed to remove it, has been one of the most con-
troversial public issues. In December, 1968, Tax Foundation, Inc.
published a study: Antipoverty Programs under the Economic
Opportunity Act, dealing with activities authorized under EOA.
The following bibliography of source materials utilized in pre-
paration of this report is organized as follows:
I. Books and pamphlets.
II. Journal articles.
III. U.S. Government publications.
I. Books and pamphlets
Batchelder, Alan B. The Economics of Poverty.   New York: John Wiley and
Sons, 1967. 214pp.
Discussion of the definition and incidence of poverty, analysis
of causes of and suggested remedies for this problem.
Caplowitz, David. The Poor Pay More: Consumer Practices of Low-Income
Families. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1963. 220pp.
Discusses the lack of purchasing skills of poor consumers, and
the ways in which these persons may be exploited by unscrupulous
vendors.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Youth and the War on Poverty,
An Evaluation of the Job Corps, Neighborhood Youth Corps, and Project
Head-Start. Washington, D.C., pp. 58.
Discussion of the three antipoverty activities mentioned in the
title.
Conant, James B. Slums and Suburbs. New York: Signet and Mentor Books
(The New American Library), 1961. 147pp.
Points out disadvantages suffered by pupils in slum schools, and
suggests solutions different from those proposed in many quarters.

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