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Getting the Measure of Poverty

The Early Legacy of Seebohm Rowntree

by Jonathan Bradshaw & Roy Sainsbury

<p>A collection of papers with an historical theme, representing a fundamental review of 'A Study of Town Life' and its impact on the study of poverty and on wider empirical research.</p> ...

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Global Inequality

Anthropological Insights

by Kenneth McGill

<p>Inequality is currently gaining considerable attention in academic, policy, and media circles. From Thomas Piketty to Robert Putnam, there is no shortage of economic, sociological, or political analyses. But what does anthropology, with its ...

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Hillbilly Elegy: By J.D. Vance

- A Complete Summary - A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

by The Summary Guy

<p>Hillbilly Elegy: A Complete Summary!</p> <p><em>Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis</em> is a memoir by J. D. Vance about how he was raised to live by the code of Appalachian values. He connects his upbringing to the ...

ISBN: 9781641362863

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Home Safe Home

Housing Solutions for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

by Hilary Botein & Andrea Hetling

<p>Housing matters for everyone, as it provides shelter, security, privacy, and stability. For survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), housing takes on an additional meaning; it is the key to establishing a new life, free from abuse. IPV ...

ISBN: 9780813585864

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Homeless Children: Problems and Needs

by Vostanis, Panos

An increasing number of families are becoming homeless, often as a result of domestic violence, which leaves women and their school age children without homes. This multidisciplinary volume is the first to look at the variety of problems ...

ISBN: 9781846422591

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Housing, Fuel Poverty and Health

A Pan-European Analysis

by Jonathan D. Healy

<p>The first fully comparative study of fuel poverty across the EU, this work analyses the relationship between domestic energy efficiency, fuel poverty and health. The book adopts a holistic approach, incorporating a large number of social and ...

ISBN: 9781351930284

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How China Escaped the Poverty Trap

by Yuen Yuen Ang

<p>Before markets opened in 1978, China was an impoverished planned economy governed by a Maoist bureaucracy. In just three decades it evolved into the world’s second-largest economy and is today guided by highly entrepreneurial bureaucrats. In ...

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Human Rights and Social Equality: Challenges for Social Work

Social Work-Social Development Volume I

by Sven Hessle

<p>The mission of the social work profession and the development of social policy are rooted in a set of core values and are the foundation of social work’s unique purpose and perspective. Human rights offer a normative base for social work and ...

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In Other Hands: Revised Edition

by George Thomas Clark

<p>In search of stimulating stories, George Thomas Clark interviewed prostitutes in Madrid, Mexico City, Havana, and Managua and on many boulevards in the United States, and talked to detectives and rode the rough roads of social workers who ...

ISBN: 9781386557579

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Indigenous Homelessness

Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

by Paul Andrew, Tim Aubry, Yale Belanger & others

<p>Being homeless in one’s homeland is a colonial legacy for many Indigenous people in settler societies. The construction of Commonwealth nation-states from colonial settler societies depended on the dispossession of Indigenous peoples from ...

ISBN: 9780887555268

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Inequality, Poverty, and Neoliberal Governance

Activist Ethnography in the Homeless Sheltering Industry

by Vincent Lyon-Callo

<p>Why did the rate of homelessness remain at significant levels while the US economy was supposedly booming and hundreds of millions of dollars were spent in the homeless sheltering industry? Drawing upon five years of ethnographic fieldwork in

ISBN: 9781442635845

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Invisible Americans

The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty

by Jeff Madrick

<p><strong>An essential, and impossible-to-ignore, examination of one of the most pressing, harmful, and heartbreaking problems facing our country: the widespread poverty among American children.</strong></p> <p>By official count, more than one

ISBN: 9780451494191

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Jesus' Economy

A Biblical View of Poverty, the Currency of Love, and a Pattern for Lasting Change

by John D. Barry

<p><strong>You know people around the world are struggling.</strong> A homeless man holds a sign that reads, “Anything helps.” A poor child lives in a slum swarming with flies. A refugee mother is on the brink of starvation. You ask yourself, ...

ISBN: 9781641231763

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K. V. Dominic's Write My Son, Write--Text and Interpretation

An Exercise in Close Reading

by Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya

<p>&quot;Write My Son, Write&quot; is K. V. Dominic's longest poem, in 21 sections taken from his collection of poems entitled Write Son, Write. Dominic unabashedly tackles every-day issues of India such as the social injustice of poverty, man's

ISBN: 9781615993055

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Land and Poverty Alleviation

by Dr. P. K. Agrawal

<p>The book ‘Land and Poverty Alleviation' is the first comprehensive volume to remove poverty through implementation of all constituents of land reforms globally. Access to ownership of land and security of tenure can save the landless and the ...

ISBN: 9789351289098

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Leave the Rat Race to the Rats

by Michael Phillips

<p data-version="1.1">This time the Goodwill Revolution takes up the challenge of transforming the dismal ghetto into a model community. Our rat race culture pits people against each other in a competition to get as much money, materials, and ...

ISBN: 9780961051617

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Living at the Edge of the World

A Teenager's Survival in the Tunnels of Grand Central Station

by Tina S. & Jamie Pastor Bolnick

<p>When Tina S. meets April, a teenage runaway, she thinks she's found her best friend. She leaves behind her dysfunctional family to join April in the tunnels of Grand Central Station amidst the homeless and drug addicted. Soon she's bingeing ...

ISBN: 9781250094568

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Manufactured Insecurity

Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place

by Esther Sullivan

<p><em>Manufactured Insecurity</em> is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth investigation of the social, legal, geospatial, and market forces that intersect to create housing insecurity for an entire class of low-income residents. ...

ISBN: 9780520968356

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Marienthal

The Sociography of an Unemployed Community

by Marie Jahoda, Paul F. Lazarsfeld & Hans Zeisel

<p>&quot;One of the main theses of the Marienthal study was that prolonged unemployment leads to a state of apathy in which the victims do not utilize any longer even the few opportunities left to them. The vicious cycle between reduced ...

ISBN: 9781351506977

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Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary

by Ant Hive Media

<p>This is a Summary of Matthew Desmond’s New York Times Bestseller: EVICTED Poverty and Profit in the American City</p><p>From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will ...

ISBN: 9781310134289

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