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  • People of the Streetsby Tony Parker

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 17.49

    'People of the streets... you become aware of them, and wonder who and what they are... what kind of lives they have, and what living them means...' First published in 1968, People of the Streets was Tony Parker's sixth book, for which he spent a year approaching and interviewing people in London who were living their daily lives on street... more...

  • The Stopby Nick Saul; Andrea Curtis

    Melville House 2013; US$ 19.95

    Michael Pollan THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER British super chef Jamie Oliver called it "amazing," writing that he'd traveled all over the world and never seen anything like it. New York Times food writer Mark Bittman called it "one of those forward-thinking groups pointing the way to the future of good food." Raj Patel, the critically acclaimed... more...

  • Dividedby David Cay Johnston

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 25.95

    The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super?rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality... more...

  • 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...

  • TRANSGENICS & THE POOR - HERRINGby Ronald J. Herring

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In this much-needed book, an emergent empirical literature allows scholars in disciplines ranging from micro-biology to economics to assess the potential effects of transgenic organisms on poverty. 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 and Health: A Crisis Among America's Most Vulnerable [2 volumes]by

    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...

  • 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...

  • Homelessness & Health in Canadaby Manal Guirguis-Younger; Stephen W. Hwang; Ryan McNeil

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Homelessness & Health in Canada explores, for the first time, the social, structural, and environmental factors that shape the health of homeless persons in Canada. Covering a wide range of topics from youth homelessness to end-of-life care, the authors strive to outline policy and practice recommendations to respond to the ongoing public health... 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...