Owning up : poverty, assets, and the American dream /

This text is about assets and the difference they can make in the lives of the poor. It expands the concept of asset building to encompass a range of skills and support systems that are necessary to lift people out of poverty. It identifies four types of asset: economic, human, social and natural.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Miller-Adams, Michelle, 1959-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2002.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Building assets
  • Coming home
  • On common ground
  • Work with a future
  • Making it her business
  • Can the poor save?