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Coming of Age in the Other America

by Stefanie DeLuca, Susan Clampet-Lundquist & Kathryn Edin

<p>Recent research on inequality and poverty has shown that those born into low-income families, especially African Americans, still have difficulty entering the middle class, in part because of the disadvantages they experience living in more ...

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Consumer Vulnerability

Conditions, contexts and characteristics

by Kathy Hamilton, Susan Dunnett & Maria Piacentini

<p>Consumer vulnerability is of growing importance as a research topic for those exploring wellbeing. This book provides space to critically engage with the conditions, contexts and characteristics of consumer vulnerability, which affect how ...

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Contested Property Claims

What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership

by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager & others

<p>Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity ...

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Deconstruction Machines

Writing in the Age of Cyberwar

by Justin Joque

<p><strong>A bold new theory of cyberwar argues that militarized hacking is best understood as a form of deconstruction</strong></p> <p>From shadowy attempts to steal state secrets to the explosive destruction of Iranian centrifuges, cyberwar ...

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Development and Deprivation in the Indian Sub-continent

by Utpal Kumar De & Manoranjan Pal

<p>The volume covers issues related to poverty, inequality, inclusiveness development, role of institutions, and socio-political perspectives on development in India with a special focus on North-East India.</p> <p>Please note: Taylor &amp; ...

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Development Asia—Deepening Divide: Can Asia Beat the Menace of Rising Inequality?

April 2013

by Asian Development Bank

<p>Development Asia examines Asia's widening inequality from many different perspectives. It looks at the role of globalization in producing inequality, and considers the disputed relationship between inequality and economic growth. Beneath the ...

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Dispossessed

Stories from India's Margins

by Ashwin Parulkar, Saba Sharma & Amod Shah et al.

<p>In 2005, starving members of the Bhuiya clan in one of Bihar’s poorest villages dug up a long-buried dead goat, cooked and ate it. Sixteen people died within days, twelve of them children.</p> <p>Bengali-speaking Muslims who had moved to ...

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Down, Out, and Under Arrest

Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row

by Forrest Stuart

<p>In his first year working in Los Angeles’s Skid Row, Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there.</p> <p>Juliette, a woman he met during that time, has been stopped by ...

ISBN: 9780226370958

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Every Day We Live Is the Future

Surviving in a City of Disasters

by Douglas Haynes

<p>When she was only nine, Dayani Baldelomar left her Nicaraguan village with nothing more than a change of clothes. She was among tens of thousands of rural migrants to Managua in the 1980s and 1990s. After years of homelessness, Dayani landed ...

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Everywhere and Nowhere

Anonymity and Mediation in Eighteenth-Century Britain

by Mark Vareschi

<p><strong>A fascinating analysis of anonymous publication centuries before the digital age</strong></p> <p><em>Everywhere and Nowhere</em> considers the ubiquity of anonymity and mediation in the publication and circulation of ...

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Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

by Carole Zufferey & Nilan Yu

<p>Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and ...

ISBN: 9781315475233

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Feeding the Future

School Lunch Programs as Global Social Policy

by Jennifer Geist Rutledge

<p>A century ago, only local charities existed to feed children. Today 368 million children receive school lunches in 151 countries, in programs supported by state and national governments. In <em>Feeding the Future</em>, Jennifer Geist Rutledge

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Fighting Poverty Together

Rethinking Strategies for Business, Governments, and Civil Society to Reduce Poverty

by Aneel Karnani

<DIV><DIV><DIV><DIV><DIV><P>Despite the tremendous economic growth around the world in the last thirty years, the number of people living in poverty has gone up. While economic growth is necessary for poverty reduction, it is obviously not ...

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Fighting the Diseases of Poverty

by Philip Stevens

<p>Public discussion of global healthcare issues is dominated by those who believe that top-down, government-driven interventions are the solution to the myriad health problems suffered by people in less developed countries. This thinking is ...

ISBN: 9781351519908

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First Chance: How Kids with Nothing Can Change Everything

by Robert Owen Carr

<p>The book examines the challenges facing kids who have endured foster care or the incarceration of a mother (a soaring number) and their triumphs against all odds. Author Bob Carr hopes that readers acknowledge the great and often untapped ...

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Follow the Money

Path to Our Inevitable Economic Ruin or the End of Global Poverty

by Daniel Gray

<p>Is it Really Possible to End Global Poverty?</p> <p>Every generation of people puts forth a prescription for handling poverty. To date, every antidote for poverty has been a miserable failure. Follow the Money looks at the history of ...

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Food Bank Nations

Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

by Graham Riches

<p>In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry ...

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From Dependence to Dignity

How to Alleviate Poverty through Church-Centered Microfinance

by Brian Fikkert & Russell Mask

<p>The church of Jesus Christ finds itself at a very unique moment in history. The average Christian living in the “economically advanced countries” enjoys a level of prosperity that has been unimaginable for most of human history.  At the same ...

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From Exclusion to Reciprocity

"Learning from Success"

by Jona M. Rosenfeld

<p>Prof. Jona Rosenfeld is one of Israel's pioneering social workers. This, his autobiography, is a vivid testimony to his long life dedicated to social work, sociology, psychotherapy and social action. Born in Germany, in 1933 he immigrated ...

ISBN: 9780761867999

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Getting Pretty Good at Barely Getting By

by Dale Washington

<p>The author, while sharing parts of his personal story about the struggle of living on a less-than-poverty-level income, reveals the strategies he still uses that keep him from going hungry and being homeless.</p><p>This book is meant ...

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