- Edited by James T. Spartz
- March 2022
- Link to Focus-on-Poverty-38-1 (PDF)
- Link to Focus-on-Poverty-Classroom-Supplement-38-1 (PDF)
In this issue of Focus on Poverty, we highlight four articles featured in a recent edition of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (Vol. 695, 1) edited by IRP affiliates Timothy Smeeding, Jennifer Romich, and Michael Strain. The editors asked the overarching question “What has happened to the American Working Class since the Great Recession?” and, in turn, examined many facets of the Great Recession to reveal nuanced experiences across demographic groups throughout the extended recovery leading up to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The Stifling Stability of Deep Disadvantage, by Vincent A. Fusaro, H. Luke Shaefer, and Jasmine Simington
Recession and Recovery Impacts on Foreign- and U.S.-Born Latinos in the United States, by Pia M. Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
Racial Disparities in Household Wealth Following the Great Recession, by Fenaba R. Addo and William A. Darity, Jr.
Employment, Employment General, Housing, Housing General, Immigration, Inequality & Mobility, Inequality & Mobility General, Intergenerational Poverty, Labor Market, Low-Wage Work, Place, Place General, Poverty Measurement, Poverty Measurement General, Racial/Ethnic Inequality, State & Local Measures, U.S. Poverty Measures, Unemployment/Nonemployment, Wealth