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Open Classroom | Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty

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Presented by:
Mark Rank, PhD
Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare, Brown School

The idealized image of American society is one of abundant opportunities, with hard work being rewarded by economic prosperity. But what if this picture is wrong? What if poverty is an experience that touches the majority of Americans? Join Professor Mark Rank for a discussion regarding his latest book Poorly Understood, which systematically addresses and confronts many of the most widespread myths pertaining to poverty.