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poorest of Americans

the Mexican Americans of the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

by Robert Lee Maril

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Economic conditions.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- Social conditions.,
    • Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Lee Maril.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.R5 M37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2216694M
      ISBN 100268015805
      LC Control Number89040015

        To put this in stark terms, counties on Native American reservations are among the poorest in the country and, according to the Economic Research Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nearly 60 percent of all Native Americans who live outside of metropolitan areas inhabit persistently poor counties. Contrary to popular belief, the. Background. The official poverty rate on reservations is percent, compared with nationally. About 36 percent of families with children are below the poverty line on reservations, compared with percent of families nationally. These figures are absolute poverty rates as determined by the US , the poverty threshold for a family of four with two .

      The Americans is a photographic book by Robert Frank which was highly influential in post-war American was first published in France in , and the following year in the United States. The photographs were notable for their distanced view of both high and low strata of American her: Robert Delpire, Grove Press, Steidl. Numerically, there are more white Americans in poverty than black Americans or members of any other race or ethnic group. In , million white, non-Hispanic Americans were living in poverty, compared with million black Americans, million Asian Americans, and million Hispanic Americans of any race. There is no denying that.

        Given past trends, we estimate that the concentrated poverty rate in U.S. metro areas grew to percent in - up considerably from percent in , and nearing its high of Poor white Americans’ current crisis shouldn’t have caught the rest of the country as off guard as it has. Children on the front porch of a school in Breathitt County, Kentucky, in the early.


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