Posts Tagged: Poverty

#survival Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Reviews #prepping

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Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America When the rural poor prioritize issues such as the right to bear arms, and disapprove of welfare despite their economic concerns, they are often dismissed as uneducated and backward by academics and political analysts. In Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t, Jennifer […]

#survival Women and Poverty in 21st Century America #prepping

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Women and Poverty in 21st Century America Despite an overhaul in the 1990s, the American welfare system remains with a business model focused on the bottom line. Crafted by male-dominated legislative bodies whose members most likely never had to choose between paying the rent or feeding their kids, established policies primarily protect the popular programs […]

#survival Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education Series) #prepping

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Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap (Multicultural Education Series) “This is the ‘poverty book’ I’ve been waiting for. It provides powerful, clear-eyed analysis of why economic inequities exist and persist, and practical classroom-tested guidance for teachers and leaders who care to make a difference. Paul Gorski’s voice is passionate, […]

#survival Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.—How the Working Poor Became Big Business #prepping

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Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.—How the Working Poor Became Big Business From the author of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year Drive By comes a unique and riveting exploration of one of America’s largest and fastest-growing industries—the business of poverty. Broke, USA is a Fast Food Nation for the “poverty […]

#survival Poverty in America: A Handbook #prepping

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Poverty in America: A Handbook University of California Press The United States is among the most affluent nations in the world and has its largest economy; nevertheless, it has more poverty than most countries with similar standards of living. Growing income inequality and the Great Recession have made the problem worse. In this thoroughly revised […]