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Author Dodge, Hiroko H., 1960-

Title Poverty transitions among elderly widows / Hiroko H. Dodge.

Published New York : Garland Pub., Inc., 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.26082 DODG GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 148 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Garland studies on the elderly in America.
Garland studies on the elderly in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-137) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Policy Background -- Ch. 3. Literature Review and Significance of the Research -- Ch. 4. Data and Problems of Measurements -- Ch. 5. Income Changes at the Time of the Spouse's Death -- Ch. 6. Factors Explaining the Movements Out of Poverty -- Ch. 7. The Relative Effects of Each Income Source's Increase on the Total Increase at the Time of Exit From Poverty -- Ch. 8. Summary and Conclusions -- Appendix A. Formulas for Computing PIA from AIME -- Appendix B. Age Ranges and Age Combinations of Husbands and Wives at the Time of Spouses' Death.
Subject Older women -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Widows -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Elderly poor -- United States.
Poor women -- United States.
ISBN 0815322801 (alk. paper)