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  • Neighbourhoods of Povertyby S. Musterd; A. Murie; C. Kesteloot

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 127.44

    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...

  • Inequality in the 21st Centuryby David B. Grusky; Jasmine Hill

    Avalon Publishing 2017; US$ 102.00

    Why are so many types of inequality suddenly increasing? Should we be worried that we're moving into a "second gilded age" with unprecedented levels of income inequality? In this new collection, David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill present readings that lay bare the main changes in play, what's driving these changes, and what might be done to reverse... more...

  • Land and Poverty Alleviationby Dr. P. K. Agrawal

    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...

  • Housing, Fuel Poverty and Healthby Jonathan D. Healy

    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...

  • Getting the Measure of Povertyby Jonathan Bradshaw; Roy Sainsbury

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    A collection of papers with an historical theme, representing a fundamental review of 'A Study of Town Life' and its impact on the study of poverty and on wider empirical research. more...

  • When Nighttime Shadows Fallby Diane Michael Cantor

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    A young social worker from Atlanta struggles to gain the trust of pregnant teens in rural Appalachia more...

  • The Great Society and the War on Poverty: An Economic Legacy in Essays and Documentsby John Burch

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 89.00

    With the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson inherited from the Kennedy administration many of the pieces of what became the War on Poverty. In stark contrast to today, Johnson was aided by a U.S. Congress that was among the most productive in the history of the United States. Despite the accomplishments of the Great Society... more...

  • Hunger and Poverty in South Asiaby J. Albert Rorabacher

    Gyan Publishing House 2009; US$ 99.99

    In late 2007, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) published The Challenge of Hunger, and stated: There are 854 million people who go hungry every day. Two years later, that number had increased to roughly 1 billion people. In the course of less than a year, nearly 100 million people had joined the ranks of the world's hungry. Rapidly... more...

  • Managing Human Developmentby Manu N. Kulkarni

    Gyan Publishing House 2007; US$ 72.99

    This book captures the thoughts of the Author who worked for more than four decades at the grassroots in India and other countries, observing and watching how Human Development Programmes touch the lives of those who receive the services like primary health care, water and sanitation, school education and reflecting on the managerial dimensions of... more...

  • Poor and Homeless in the Sunshine Stateby James Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    A place like Orlando, Florida is not transformed from swampland to sprawling metropolis through Peter Pan-like flights of fancy, but through theme park expansions requiring developmental schemes that are tough minded and often worsen relationships between the wealthy and the poor. The homeless arrive with their own hopes and illusions, which are soon... more...