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Sweating it out : what the "experts" say causes poverty

Author: Michael L Landon
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2006.
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Landon, Michael L.
Sweating it out.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©2006
(OCoLC)654867200
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Landon
ISBN: 9780761835219 0761835210 9780761835202 0761835202
OCLC Number: 71791340
Description: 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Section I. What the Experts Say Causes Poverty --
Chapter 1. Culture of Poverty --
Chapter 2. Economic Ethos --
Chapter 3. Personal Irresponsibility --
Chapter 4. Dependency Theory --
Chapter 5. U.S. Adaptations of Culture of Poverty --
Chapter 6. U.S. Structural Problems --
Chapter 7. Stress Model --
Chapter 8. Summary of Experts' Explanations --
Section II. What Low Income Adults Say Causes Poverty --
Chapter 9. Context of Hammond, LA --
Chapter 10. Bob and Carla's Story --
Chapter 11. Don's Story --
Chapter 12. Evelyn's Story --
Chapter 13. Mary's Story --
Chapter 14. Olivia's Story --
Chapter 15. Conclusions about Informants' Explanations for Poverty --
Section III. Biblical & Theological Reflections on Poverty --
Chapter 16. Biblical Definitions and Presuppositions about Poverty --
Chapter 17. Old Testament on Poverty --
Chapter 18. New Testament on Poverty --
Chapter 19. Christian Reflections on Poverty --
Section IV. Implications & Suggestions for Action --
Chapter 20. Implications for Christians --
Chapter 21. Suggestions for Christian Action.
Responsibility: Michael L. Landon.

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The way one understands poverty is a major influence on how one responds to it. Landon...provides a useful analysis and summary of a wide range of biblical perspectives on poverty and our response as Read more...

 
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