No Shame In My Game Analysis

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Many of the poor work; indeed, there are more working poor than unemployed poor people in the United States and most other affluent democracies (Brady, et al. 2010). Thus work has been integrated with poverty rather than noted as a guaranteed source of escape from poverty. Nevertheless, the links between work and poverty have often been studied in relation to how work allows one to escape poverty and how a loss of work leads to poverty. Authors, Bane and Ellwood “Slipping into and out of poverty: The dynamics of spells” 1986, shows how the dynamics of poverty are linked to the dynamics of employment. In the book, “No Shame in My Game: The working poor in the inner city” Newman (1999), examines the low-wage careers of the working poor and the

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