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Growing up in America : an atlas of youth in the USA
Title:
Growing up in America : an atlas of youth in the USA
Author:
Sanders, Rickie.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Macmillan Library Reference USA ; London : Prentice Hall International, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xii, 291 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 x 31 cm
Summary:
"Using nearly 300 maps, graphs, and tables, this excellent atlas profiles the state of America's children. Some 30 topics in demography, socioeconomic issues, health, crime, and education are highlighted, including poverty, runaways and homelessness, AIDS, lead poisoning, juvenile crimes, teenage sex, and student performance. Introductory essays to each section outline the issues and explain graphs and tables. Thorough documentation of the source data complements outstanding graphics, and appendixes provide additional information on minorities in the United States and children worldwide".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
Language:
English
Contents:
Demographic profile of America's children -- America's children: how they live -- The health of America's children -- Children and the criminal justice system -- Children in the educational system -- Children: our future.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780028972626
Format :
Book