The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories from Our Invisible Citizens (Paperback)

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The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories from Our Invisible Citizens (Paperback)

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More than 1.5 million North Carolinians today live in poverty. More than one in five are children. Behind these sobering statistics are the faces of our fellow citizens. This book tells their stories. Since 2012, Gene R. Nichol has traveled the length of North Carolina, conducting hundreds of interviews with poor people and those working to alleviate the worst of their circumstances. In an afterword to this new edition, Nichol draws on fresh data and interviews with those whose voices challenge all of us to see what is too often invisible, to look past partisan divides and preconceived notions, and to seek change. Only with a full commitment as a society, Nichol argues, will we succeed in truly ending poverty, which he calls our greatest challenge.

Product Details ISBN: 9781469666136
ISBN-10: 1469666138
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2021
Pages: 256
Language: English