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Mot

A Memoir

by Sarah Einstein

<p>At forty, Sarah Einstein is forced to face her own shortcomings. In the wake of an attempted sexual assault, she must come to terms with the facts that she is not tough enough for her job managing a local drop-in center for adults with mental

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New society

by Peter Member

<p>Governments around the world increasingly support the rich companies. People vote parties in the elections and expect more prosperity, but governments still move money from people to rich companies. For poor people, governments have no money.

ISBN: 6610000112951

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North and South

by Elizabeth Gaskell

<p>“North and South “(1854) is a novel by the English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. The title refers to one of the themes of the novel: the contrast of lifestyles between the North and the South of England. The protagonist is the young Margaret ...

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Not a Crime to Be Poor

The Criminalization of Poverty in America

by Peter Edelman

<p><strong>Strong sales track:</strong> <em>So Rich, So Poor</em> sold 15,000 in all editions combined, including 8500 hardcover.</p> <p><strong>Hot issue:</strong> Hits the intersection of criminal justice and ...

ISBN: 9781620971642

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Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

by Marjorie Bard

<p>First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues ...

ISBN: 9781317202561

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Ours to Lose

When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

by Amy Starecheski

<p>Though New York’s Lower East Side today is home to high-end condos and hip restaurants, it was for decades an infamous site of blight, open-air drug dealing, and class conflict—an emblematic example of the tattered state of 1970s and ’80s ...

ISBN: 9780226400006

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Outlaw Women

Prison, Rural Violence, and Poverty on the New American Frontier

by Susan Dewey, Bonnie Zare, Catherine Connolly & others

<p><strong>A journey into the experiences of incarcerated women in rural areas, revealing how location can reinforce gendered violence</strong></p> <p>Incarceration is all too often depicted as an urban problem, a male problem, a problem that ...

ISBN: 9781479845736

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Outposts of the Forgotten

Socially Terminal People in Slum Hotels and Single Occupancy Tenements

by Harvey Alan Siegal

<p>The single-room occupancy (SRO) tenements and welfare hotels located throughout New York City, but concentrated on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, provided housing for many of society's troubled, marginal members in the late 1970s, when ...

ISBN: 9781351319225

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Over The Peanut Fence

Scaling Barriers for Runaway and Homeless Youths

by Marilynne Eichinger

<p><em>Over the Peanut Fence</em> asks one question—Is eliminating youth homelessness a hopeless endeavor? The search for an answer began when Marilynne Eichinger and her partner, Ray Losey, invited a twenty-year-old street youth into their ...

ISBN: 9780999892213

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Pembroke

A Rural, Black Community on the Illinois Dunes

by Dave Baron

<p>Winner, ISHS Annual Award for a Scholarly Publication, 2017</p> <p>With a population of about two thousand, Pembroke Township, one of the largest rural, black communities north of the Mason-Dixon Line, sits in an isolated corner of Kankakee ...

ISBN: 9780809335039

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Pennies from Heaven

Why Cash Works Best To Ensure All Children Thrive

by Gareth Morgan & Jess Berenston-Shaw

Are our strategies working to ensure all New Zealand children have the chance to thrive? Or are we wasting time, effort, and children's lives on solutions that make us feel good, yet fail to achieve lasting benefits for our most disadvantaged ...

ISBN: 9780994146113

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Persistence of Poverty in India

by Nandini Gooptu & Jonathan Parry

<p>What distinguishes Persistence of Poverty from most other poverty studies is the way in which it conceptualises the problem. This volume offers a variety of alternative analytical perspectives and fresh insights into poverty that are key to ...

ISBN: 9781351378062

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Philosophical Musings for Meaningful Life

An Analysis of K.V. Dominic's Poems

by S. Kumaran

<p><strong>Inside one of Contemporary India's most Influential Poets</strong></p> <p>The twenty-four papers in <em>Philosophical Musings for a Meaningful Life</em> study the poetry collections <em>Winged Reason</em> (2010), <em>Write Son, ...

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Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through Music

by Eric Booth & Tricia Tunstall

<p><strong>An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema—intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.</strong></p> <p>In some of the bleakest corners of the world, an unprecedented movement is taking ...

ISBN: 9780393245653

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Poor and Homeless in the Sunshine State

Down and Out in Theme Park Nation

by James Wright

<p>A place like Orlando, Florida is not transformed from swampland to sprawling metropolis through Peter Pan-like flights of fancy, but through theme park expansions requiring developmental schemes that are tough minded and often worsen ...

ISBN: 9781351498036

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Poor but Proud

Alabama's Poor Whites

by Wayne Flynt

<p>First published in 1989 by The University of Alabama Press, <em>Poor but Proud</em> was met with critical acclaim and awarded the 1990 Lillian Smith prize in nonfiction, as well as being named a <em>CHOICE</em> Outstanding Academic Book. This

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Poor Land or Poor Minds

by Michel Ngue-Awane

<p>Human nature rejects poverty, and everyone can be successful; controversially, most people are deprived. A paradox of this kind is mostly caused by confusion and lack of understanding of the real source of wealth. Everyone who grasps the ...

ISBN: 9780995727618

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Poverty and Health: A Crisis Among America's Most Vulnerable [2 volumes]

A Crisis among America's Most Vulnerable

by Kevin Michael Fitzpatrick

<p>A collection of in-depth essays focused on the health issues facing the poorest populations in the United States as it relates to the common good of all Americans.</p> <p>• Covers the plight of those most vulnerable in our current health ...

ISBN: 9781440802645

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Poverty and Neoliberalism

Persistence and Reproduction in the Global South

by Ray Bush

<p>&quot;This thoroughly researched book unveils the conceptual uses and abuses of 'poverty'. ... Ray Bush breaks new ground in the way we think about class and other social struggles in Africa.&quot;<br /> Patrick Bond, Director, University of

ISBN: 9781783719341

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Poverty and Vulnerability in Dhaka Slums

The Urban Livelihoods Study

by Jane A. Pryer

<p>Bangladesh has low levels of urbanization but a high urban population in absolute terms, being one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Rapid urbanization in developing countries brings numerous problems and challenges; urban

ISBN: 9781351909587

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