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Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice

The Capability Approach Re-Examined

by Ingrid Robeyns

<p>How do we evaluate ambiguous concepts such as wellbeing, freedom, and social justice? How do we develop policies that offer everyone the best chance to achieve what they want from life? The capability approach, a theoretical framework ...

ISBN: 9781783744244

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What Explains Poverty in India

by Chandra Sekhar Gupta Boggarapu

<p>India is one of those rare countries in the world that is blessed with all the right resources. India has lots of sunshine, an abundant supply of sweet or potable water, fertile lands and, last but not the least, intelligent and hardworking ...

ISBN: 9781643242194

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When Nighttime Shadows Fall

A Novel

by Diane Michael Cantor

<p>In the early 1970s, Laura Bauer decides to leave college and head fifty miles north of her comfortable Atlanta home to manage a federally funded project aiding pregnant teenagers from the back roads of Appalachia. Almost as young as her ...

ISBN: 9781611178333

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Winning the War on Poverty: Applying the Lessons of History to the Present

by Brian L. Fife

<p>Applying lessons from history to the reality of poverty today in the United States—the most affluent country in the world—this book analyzes contributing factors to poverty and proposes steps to relieve people affected by it.</p> <p>• Merges

ISBN: 9781440832826

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Work Doesn't Work

From The Working Poor

by David K. Shipler

<p>At the bottom of America’s working world, millions live in the shadow of prosperity, in the twilight of poverty and prosperity. Many are trapped for life in a perilous zone of low-wage work that keeps middle-class comforts and necessities ...

ISBN: 9780525566465

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Young Homeless People and Urban Space

Fixed in Mobility

by Emma Jackson

<p>This ethnographic exploration of contemporary spaces of homelessness takes an expanded view of homeless space, threading together experiences of organizational spaces, routes taken through the city and the occupation of public space. Through ...

ISBN: 9781317936640

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