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Poverty profile USA poverty in America--the statistics and the people who make up the poor in the world"s most affluent nation by Mariellen Procopio

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Poor -- United States.,
  • Poverty.,
  • Christian sociology.

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Includes bibliography.

Statementby Mariellen Procopio and Frederick J. Perella, Jr.
ContributionsPerella, Frederick J., joint author.
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18262624M
ISBN 10O809119455

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