PPP (Poverty & Public Policy)


Editor-in-Chief:Max J. Skidmore, University of Missouri at Kansas City
Managing Editor:Dan Stroud, University of Missouri at Kansas City

Poverty & Public Policy is a new global journal that publishes the best and most relevant policy research on poverty, income distribution, and welfare programs, across the spectrum of disciplines, academic perspectives, and approaches. The journal is published on behalf of the Policy Studies Organization.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2 (2011)

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter
Max J. Skidmore

Public Policy Discussion

Combating Long-Term Global Poverty: A Thought Piece
Reginald M. Williams


The Two Poverty Enlightenments: Historical Insights from Digitized Books Spanning Three Centuries
Martin Ravallion

Differences in Anti-Poverty Approaches in Europe and The United States: A Cross-Atlantic Descriptive Policy Analysis
Koen Caminada and Megan C. Martin

Poverty, Inequality and Subjective Quality of Life in Rural Russia during the Transition to a Market Economy: 1991–2006
David John O’Brien, Stephen K. Wegren, and Valery V. Patsiorkvosky


From Alleviation to Eradication: A Reassessment of Modernization, Market-Based, and Communitarian Solutions to Global Poverty
Sixto K. Roxas and Gerardo R. Ungson

Existential Poverty: Welfare Dependency, Learned Helplessness and Psychological Capital
John Dixon

Public Policy Review

Disabling Health Care? Medicaid Managed Care and People with Disabilities in America
Vanmala S. Hiranandani

Book Reviews

Review of Both Hands Tied: Welfare Reform and the Race to the Bottom of the Low-Wage Labor Market
Melissa A. Gunderson

Review of Launching the War on Poverty: An Oral History
Max J. Skidmore

Review of One Illness Away: Why People Become Poor and How They Escape Poverty
Afia B. Yamoah

Review of Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization
Navin K. Singh


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