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2011-09-20 12:34:15

Early on, Sweden was a country where poor children had a good chance of ending up financially stronger than their parents.

2009-07-27 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neighborhood poverty experienced by middle-income black children contributes greatly to their increased risk of downward mobility, according to a new report released today by Pew's Economic Mobility Project. Neighborhoods and the Black-White Mobility Gap, authored by New York University sociologist Patrick Sharkey, points to a great disparity between the neighborhood poverty rates experienced by middle-income black children and white...


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tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.