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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
They are voices that have been silent for centuries: those of captives and refugees, widows and orphans, the blind and infirm, and the underclass of the "working poor." Now, for the first time, the voices of the poor in the Middle Ages come to life in this moving book by historian Mark Cohen. A companion to Cohen's other volume, Poverty and Charity... more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 36.95
Social work and poverty: A critical approach provides a timely review of the key issues facing social workers and service users in working together to combat poverty, covering key areas including access to food, obesity and drug use. more...
- World Health Organization 2013; US$ 48.00
The Thematic Reference Group on Environment Agriculture and Infectious Diseases of Poverty (TRG 4) addresses the nature of the intersections and interactions between environment agriculture and infectious diseases of poverty in order to identify research priorities for improved disease control. This report reviews the connections between environmental... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 31.00
Bringing together a selection of some of the author's key papers on language and gender, this book provides an overview of the development of language and gender studies over the last 30 years, with particular emphasis on conversational data and on single sex friendship groups. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.00
This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries. They also discuss various aspects of social protection... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This collection of all new essays seeks to answer a series of questions surrounding the Victorian response to poverty in Britain. In short, what did various layers of society say the poor deserved and what did they do to help them? The project is organized against the backdrop of the 1834 New Poor Laws, recognizing that poverty garnered considerable... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2013; US$ 74.99
Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children explores the attachment style of homeless mothers and its effect on the resulting attachment style of their children. Ann Smolen and Alexandra Harrison utilize psychoanalytically informed interventions with the goal of aiding these women in developing... more...