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Poverty

  • Building the Green Economyby Kevin Danaher; Shannon Biggs; Jason Mark

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 18.95

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

  • P'yongyangby In-Sook Chappell

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99

    ?We have to be careful, we can?t trust anyone. But, in the dark, your thoughts are your own.? Crossing military borders and class divides, P?yongyang tells the epic love story of two North Korean childhood sweethearts spanning three decades. Chi Soo and Eun Mi dare to dream of a life together in P?yongyang, working for Kim Jong Il?s film ... more...

  • Rewriting Homeless Identityby Jeremy S. Godfrey

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Rewriting Homeless Identity focuses on the identities of untrained homeless writers who negotiated their experiences on the streets through individual writing personas at writing workshops. This book highlights ethnographic research into the writing samples to explore identity and growth through the writing process. more...

  • Protecting the Health of the Poorby Abraar Karan; Geeta Sodhi

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 39.95

    Argues for a comprehensive agenda for a fight against poverty and for protecting the health of the poor. more...

  • SNAP Mattersby Judith Bartfeld; Craig Gundersen; Timothy Smeeding; James Ziliak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    In 1963, President Kennedy proposed making permanent a small pilot project called the Food Stamp Program (FSP). By 2013, the program's fiftieth year, more than one in seven Americans received benefits at a cost of nearly $80 billion. Renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 2008, it currently faces sharp political pressure,... more...

  • Poor but Proudby Wayne Flynt

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    First published in 1989 by The University of Alabama Press,  Poor but Proud  was met with critical acclaim and awarded the 1990 Lillian Smith prize in nonfiction, as well as being named a  CHOICE  Outstanding Academic Book. This new paperback version will make the classic work available for general readers, bookstores, and classrooms.... more...

  • Territories of Povertyby Ananya Roy; Emma Shaw Crane

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Territories of Poverty challenges the conventional North-South geographies through which poverty scholarship is organized. Staging theoretical interventions that traverse social histories of the American welfare state and critical ethnographies of international development regimes, these essays confront how poverty is constituted as a problem. In the... more...

  • Leisure and the Motive to Volunteerby Robert A. Stebbins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    By means of a lengthy literature review, this book sets out the theoretical and empirical contributions of the serious leisure perspective to understanding volunteer motivation. more...

  • Crisis, Austerity, and Everyday Lifeby Gargi Bhattacharyya

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Will austerity never end? This timely and insightful book argues that austerity seeks to set the terms of political and economic life for the foreseeable future, extending techniques of exclusion to ever-greater sections of the population. more...