2. The American Underclass

  1. Steven H. Goldberg

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118386309.ch2

Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: Why Philanthropy Doesn't Advance Social Progress

Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: Why Philanthropy Doesn't Advance Social Progress

How to Cite

Goldberg, S. H. (2009) The American Underclass, in Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: Why Philanthropy Doesn't Advance Social Progress, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118386309.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470454671

Online ISBN: 9781118386309

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Keywords:

  • financial structures;
  • tennessee valley authority;
  • 1935 social security act;
  • interstate highway system;
  • great society program

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • American Social Progress: The Early Years

  • The American Dream Arrives

  • The American Dream Recedes

  • Consequences of Social Immobility

  • More Complex Solutions

  • Governmental Response Mechanisms

  • The Challenge of Producing Transformative Social Impact