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Poverty in the United States

Why It's a Blight On the American Psyche

by Robert S. Pfeiffer

<p>Find out why the government and corporate and nonprofit organizations have never been able to end poverty and homelessness. Bob Pfeiffer, a retired CPA and entrepreneur, retired early to pursue his passion of working with the poor with the ...

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Poverty in the United States: A Documentary and Reference Guide

by John R. Burch Jr.

<p>Poverty has always been a part of the fabric of American life, and this installment in the <strong>Documentary and Reference Guides</strong> series fills the gaps left by most educational treatments of the subject, beginning with an ...

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Poverty Is Wicked Harassment

The Way Out

by Rankli Koh

<p>The book, Poverty is Wicked Harassment: The Way Out, is Bold and Invading. Its quite simple and understandable for self-help. This book is highly acclaimed as the worlds fastest and most dynamic provider of start-up capabilities and capital ...

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Poverty Policy

A Compendium of Cash Transfer Proposals

by Theodore R. Marmor

<p>Cash transfers are but one form of income supplementation, and a fuller presentation of antipoverty proposals would include both transfers in-kind (such as food, housing, and medical care) and human investment programs aimed at increasing the

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Poverty, Inequality, and Evaluation: Changing Perspectives

by Rist, Ray C.

The basic premise of this book is that the conversation on the future of development needs to shift from a focus on poverty to that of inequality. The poverty emphasis is in an intellectual and political cul de sac. It does not address the ...

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Preservation of Affordable Rental Housing

Evaluation of the MacArthur Foundation's Window of Opportunity Initiative

by Heather L. Schwartz, Raphael W. Bostic, Richard K. Green & others

<p>In 2000, the MacArthur Foundation began the Window of Opportunity, a 20-year, $187 million philanthropic initiative intended to help preserve privately owned affordable rental housing. The authors of this report assess whether the initiative ...

ISBN: 9780833095015

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Pruitt-Igoe

by Bob Hansman

<p>In the early 1950s, Pruitt-Igoe, a vast public housing project, arose on 57 acres on the near north side of St. Louis. Barely 20 years after construction, the 33 eleven-story buildings that made up the complex were razed, and the vacant land ...

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Railroad Semantics

Better Living Through Graffiti & Train Hopping

by Aaron Dactyl

<div>Devoted to train-hopping, graffiti, and railroad culture, Aaron Dactyl's <I>Railroad Semantics</I> series describes the sights, sounds, successes, and defeats of exploring the western U.S. by freight train. The first four Railroad Semantics

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Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty

Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap

by Paul C. Gorski

<p>This influential book describes the knowledge and skills educators need to recognize and combat the bias and inequity that undermine educational engagement for students experiencing poverty. This edition features revisions based on new ...

ISBN: 9780807776728

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Regional Equity

by Victor Rubin

<p>Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen in recent ...

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Relational Poverty Politics

Forms, Struggles, and Possibilities

by Mathew Coleman, Nik Heynen, Antonadia Borges & others

<p>This collection examines the power and transformative potential of movements that fight against poverty and inequality. Broadly, poverty politics are struggles to define who is poor, what it means to be poor, what actions might be taken, and ...

ISBN: 9780820353128

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Revival: The Economics of Poverty (1974)

Second Edition

by Thomas Balogh

<p>This title was first published in 1974.</p> ...

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Revival: The Highlanders of Central Asia: A History, 1895-1937(1993)

A History, 1937-1985

by Jerome Ch'en

<p>Examining the importance of regional differences in China's history, this text details the social, economic and political conditions of the central highlands at the end of the 19th century, and the early part of the 20th. Thus the nature and ...

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Rewriting Homeless Identity

Writing as Coping in an Urban Homeless Community

by Jeremy S. Godfrey

<p>Rewriting Homeless Identity: Writing as Coping in an Urban Homeless Community focuses on the identities of homeless writers, with initially limited or no specialized training in writing, at a homeless community church. Through an ...

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Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

<p>Forty-five contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The second ...

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Rural Poverty in the United States

by Ann Tickamyer, Jennifer Warlick & Jennifer Sherman

<p>America's rural areas have always held a disproportionate share of the nation's poorest populations. <em>Rural Poverty in the United States</em> examines why. What is it about the geography, demography, and history of rural communities that ...

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Rural, Regional and Remote Social Work

Practice Research from Australia

by Amanda Howard, Meaghan Katrak, Tamara Blakemore & others

<p>This book gives voice to the direct practice experience of social workers working in rural and remote contexts using Australia as the primary case-study. The authors undertake a qualitative research project, conducting in-depth interviews to ...

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Sacred Shelter

Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing

by Susan Greenfield

<p><em>Sacred Shelter</em> offers a remarkable program's history of healing and hope. In documenting the recovery of fourteen formerly homeless individuals—and suggesting how many other people have benefited from their lives—the book celebrates ...

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Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town

by James Rada Jr

<p>In the fall of 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The coal mine that was the town's only business had closed in March and the miners had no cars so that they could drive to another town to look for work. Their ...

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Shock Waves

Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty

by Stephane Hallegatte, Mook Bangalore, Laura Bonzanigo & others

Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development. But the two objectives cannot be considered in isolation: they need to be jointly tackled through an ...

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