This book provides a comprehensive and detailed investigation of a major U.S. city, examining topics that include the economy, demographics, transportation, housing, and race. The book examines the changes that have occurred over the past three decades, exploring the factors associated with those changes and discussing future prospects.The federal government established poverty guidelines in 1964, and based them on the assumption that food constituted 33 percent of the average family budget. The federal guidelines have never taken into consideration the costs of housinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Past Trends and Future Prospects of the American City|
|Author||:||David L. Sjoquist|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2009|