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Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

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"‘$2.00 a Day,’ by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer" - New York Times. 09/02/2015.

Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer chronicled the lives of "disconnected" single mothers - neither working nor on welfare - in their book $2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, reviewed here. Their ethnographic studies in Chicago, Cleveland, Appalachia, and the Mississippi Delta found many reasons for the sharp rise in these destitute families over the past three years, including welfare reform and lack of living-wage jobs.

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More Media Coverage:

CBS News. The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor. 9/1/2015.

LA Times. Op-Ed: Living on $2 a day in America . 9/3/2015.

Mic. Here's What It's Like Trying to Survive on Less Than $2 a Day in America. 9/24/2015.

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