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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
This work presents the most recent data on poverty, family structure and participation in welfare programmes. It analyses the causes for the continuing rise in female-headed households, the high rates of poverty among such families, and evaluates past, present and future reform policies. more...
- Southern African Migration Programme 2016; US$ 14.00
The nadir of Zimbabwe?s political and economic crisis in 2008 coincided with the implementation of a baseline household food security survey in Harare by AFSUN. This survey found that households in low income urban areas in Zimbabwe?s capital were far worse off in terms of all the food insecurity and poverty indicators than households in the other... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.99
Unequal Health examines why stark differences in health and well-being persist across demographic groups. The third edition features a new chapter on diet, new discussions of substance abuse and the attention it receives depending on who is using, new discussion of the Affordable Care Act and its impact, and more. more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 15.00
This book analyses the roots of the current housing crisis in England, critically reviewing the development of policy under successive UK Governments and presenting a specific critique of the current Conservative Government?s housing and planning reforms. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 117.18
Neighbourhoods of Poverty is concerned with the spatial dimension of urban social exclusion and integration. It draws on research from twenty-two neighbourhoods in eleven European cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Birmingham, Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Naples and Paris and addresses two questions: - How do different neighbourhoods... more...
- Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 54.99
The book ?Land and Poverty Alleviation' is the first comprehensive volume to remove poverty through implementation of all constituents of land reforms globally. Access to ownership of land and security of tenure can save the landless and the land poor from starvation or hunger. Implementation of land reforms doesn't involve huge funds but requisite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The first fully comparative study of fuel poverty across the EU, this work analyses the relationship between domestic energy efficiency, fuel poverty and health. The book adopts a holistic approach, incorporating a large number of social and economic risk factors to present a large-scale, cross-country, longitudinal analysis. The book is unique in:... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 36.99
The Open Door provides a comprehensive, carefully documented "state of the science" on homelessness and mental illness. The book reviews the effectiveness of service and housing interventions targeted at this constituency, and discusses efforts to bring evidence-based programs to scale. more...