2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303245
Size: 11.38 MB
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. . The stories will make you angry and break your heart.” — American Prospect Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no income if she didn’t donate plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303180
Size: 63.94 MB
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Edin and Shaefer s devastating account of life at $2 or less a day blows that myth out of the water. This is world-class poverty at a level that should mobilize not only national alarm, but international attention.

Hand To Mouth

Author: Linda Tirado
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069817528X
Size: 26.16 MB
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One of the Best 5 Books of 2014 — Esquire "I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time.

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544811959
Size: 24.26 MB
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The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists--from a leading national poverty expert who "defies convention" (New York Times)

Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520955137
Size: 10.34 MB
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Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads.

Poor Support

Author: David T. Ellwood
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 71.76 MB
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"The subject of a New York Times Magazine cover story of December 8, 1996, David Ellwood is one of the country's leading experts on poverty. In this book he describes who the poor are, explains why the"

So Rich So Poor

Author: Peter Edelman
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595589570
Size: 62.98 MB
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In a timely new introduction, Edelman discusses the significance of Obama’s reelection—including the rediscovery of the word “poverty”—as well as the continuing attack on the poor from the right. “Engaging and informative” ...

It S Not Like I M Poor

Author: Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520959221
Size: 15.42 MB
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In accessible and engaging prose, It’s Not Like I’m Poor examines the costs and benefits of the new work-based safety net, suggesting ways to augment its strengths so that more of the working poor can realize the promise of a middle ...

Nickel And Dimed

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429926645
Size: 59.67 MB
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Nickel and Dimed reveals low-rent America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity -- a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate stratagems for survival.

Creating The Opportunity To Learn

Author: A. Wade Boykin
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416613064
Size: 24.33 MB
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" In Creating the Opportunity to Learn, Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera help navigate the turbid waters of evidence-based methodologies and chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap.