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New Perspectives on Poverty Policies, Programs, and Practice

ISBN-10: 1935871528
ISBN-13: 9781935871521
Edition: 2014
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Description: What is poverty? Who is at risk? What myths about poverty are pervasive in the United States? This textbook explores the contemporary realities and perceptions of poverty in America since 1908. The authors bring together theoretical empirical and  More...

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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lyceum Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

What is poverty? Who is at risk? What myths about poverty are pervasive in the United States? This textbook explores the contemporary realities and perceptions of poverty in America since 1908. The authors bring together theoretical empirical and clinical knowledge using reader-friendly and jargon-free language to discuss public and private approaches to poverty and how interest groups influence policies. Professors Giffords and Garber examine the varying ideologies of poverty and analyze the impact of it has on specific at-risk populations including people who are homeless persons with disabilities immigrants and refugees individuals with co-occurring disorders and veterans and military families. This book challenges stereotypes and describes actionable interventions that can help change the face of poverty for the better.Features: defines poverty and social welfare in historical and contemporary contexts from multiple perspectivesrelevant case studies along with additional resources and Internet links to help further understandingthorough treatment of employment-related policiespractical interventions at the micro mezzo and macro levelsdiscussion questions for full lectures small groups or personal reflection on specific topics

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