Resolution on poverty and socioeconomic status

  title={Resolution on poverty and socioeconomic status},
  author={American Psychological Association},
  journal={Roeper Review},
  pages={103 - 105}
WHEREAS, the poverty rate in the United States is higher now than in nearly all years of the 1970s, child poverty (at 18.9% in 1998, representing 13.5 million children) continues to be higher here than in most other industrialized nations, and the proportion of the population living below the poverty line in 1998 was 12.7% (representing 34.5 million people) (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 1999; U.S. Census Bureau, 1999); 
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