Jobs aren't enough : toward a new economic mobility for low-income families / Roberta Rehner Iversen and Annie Laurie Armstrong.Material type: BookPublisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple University Press, [c2006]Description: xii, 284 p. : ill., charts, map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1592133568.Subject(s): Working class -- United States | Poor families -- United States | City dwellers -- United States | Social mobility -- United States | United States -- Social policy -- 1993-DDC classification: 305.5 I94
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -276) and index.
Are jobs enough for economic mobility? -- From the old to the new economic mobility -- The parents: their backgrounds, lives and locations -- The children: their lives and worlds -- Workforce development: systems and networks -- Yesterday's firms and today's families: connects and disconnects with Michele Belliveau -- Children's schools, parents' work and policy: alignment and misalignment -- Jobs aren't enough: toward an agenda for family economic mobility.