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Poverty

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  • Poverty and Powerby Edward Royce

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    Poverty and Power asserts that American poverty is a structural problem resulting from failings in our social system, rather than individual failings of the poor. The second edition has been revised throughout with new statistical information, analysis of the recent recession, the Obama presidency, increasing political polarization, and more. more...

  • Poverty in America: An Encyclopediaby Russell Lawson; Benjamin Lawson

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 83.00

    How has the U.S. dealt, throughout its long history, with one of the worlds oldest problems? Although poverty has always been part of the human experience, societal reactions and responses to it have been as varied as the condition has been static. Poverty in America has its own turbulent history of causes, effects, and remedies, from debtor's prison... more...

  • Poverty in Britain, 1900-1965by Ian Gazeley

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 99.95

    Commencing with Rowntree's social survey of York in 1899 and ending with Abel Smith and Townsend's ''Poor and the Poorest'' in 1965, Gazeley shows how the causes of poverty changed over the course of the first 60 years of the 20th century. more...

  • Poverty in the Soviet Unionby Mervyn Matthews

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 36.00

    This 1986 book deals with the continuing problem of poverty in Soviet society, which the Revolution of 1917 was supposed to solve. more...

  • Red Highwaysby Rose Aguilar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 17.95

    First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • Rural Homelessnessby Paul Cloke; Paul Milbourne; Rebekah Widdowfield

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 41.95

    Rural homelessness explores the shifting policy context of homelessness and social exclusion in relation to rural areas in the UK and other countries in the developed world. Drawing on the first comprehensive survey of rural homelessness in the UK, the book positions these findings within a wider international context. more...

  • Transgenics and the Poorby Ronald J. Herring

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Genetic engineering is changing the terrain of development studies. Technologies with unprecedented potential - the capacity to move genes across species - have created widely politicized phenomena: ?Frankenfoods?, ?GMOs?, and ?The Terminator?. En masse, the public has reacted with equanimity or appreciation to genetically engineered pharmaceuticals,... more...

  • The Undeserving Poorby Michael B. Katz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Was hilft gegen Armut?by Georg Cremer

    Lambertus-Verlag 2013; Not Available

    Die aktuelle Debatte um Armut in Deutschland wird erregt geführt, ist aber am Ende meist fruchtlos für eine Politik der Armutsprävention. Aus Perspektive der gesellschaftlichen Teilhabe diagnostiziert der Autor Bildungsarmut und Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit als größte Armutsrisiken. Er identifiziert Defizite in Schule und Ausbildung sowie in den Hilfesystemen... more...

  • Wealth and the wealthyby Karen Rowlingson; Stephen D. McKay

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    Using many data sources, this timely book provides a comprehensive discussion of issues of wealth, looking at potential policy responses, including 'asset-based' welfare and taxation. more...