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  • The Undeserving Poorby Michael B. Katz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    First published in 1989, The Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty. Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book. As the first did, it will force all concerned Americans to reconsider the foundations... more...

  • On a Dollar a Dayby Christopher Greenslate; Kerri Leonard

    Hyperion 2010; US$ 9.99

    What happens when two high school teachers get fed up with their soaring grocery bills and decide to try to feed themselves on one dollar each, per day? Authors Kerri Leonard and Christopher Greenslate describe how they did it--and also include sections about eating on a little more than $4 a day, as well as on the actual costs of eating a healthy... more...

  • Poverty, Income and Social Protectionby Richard Hoefer; James Midgley

    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. This book was originally published as a special issue... more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 163.75

    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. more...

  • Hardship & Health Womens Livesby Hilary Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Inequality and the 1%by Danny Dorling

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    Inequality is more than just economics. It is the culture that divides and makes social mobility impossible. Leading geographer Danny Dorling goes in pursuit of the latest research into how the lives and ideas of the 1 percent impact the remaining 99 percent; and the findings are shocking. Inequality in the UK is increasing; more and more people are... more...

  • International Analysis Povertyby Peter Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Landscapes of Despairby Michael J. Dear; Jennifer R. Wolch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.50

    Michael Dear and Jennifer Wolch examine the emergence of urban ghettos of the socially dependent--an unforeseen "solution" to the problem of developing community-based care for a variety of service-dependent groups, including the mentally and physically disabled, ex-offenders, and addicts. Based on detailed case studies drawn from several cities in... more...

  • Copiaby Erika Meitner

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014;

    Started as a VQR documentary, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream. more...

  • The Mediation of Povertyby Joanna Redden

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Mediation of Poverty examines the impact of digital technologies on poverty politics in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the first transnational comparison of poverty coverage, this book provides several research contributions, including an inside account of how digital technologies are changing media as well as political and activist working... more...