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The web of poverty : psychosocial perspectives

Author: Anne-Marie Ambert
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, ©1998.
Series: Haworth marriage and the family.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives you a full understanding of poverty and its consequences, equipping you to affect social change. This book examines the social and personal causes of poverty, focusing on the consequences of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ambert, Anne-Marie, 1940-
Web of poverty.
New York : Haworth Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605171248
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne-Marie Ambert
ISBN: 0789002310 9780789002310 0789002329 9780789002327
OCLC Number: 36949588
Description: xiii, 296 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Terry S. Trepper --
Poverty in the United States and Canada --
Across the World --
Poverty in North America --
Canada and the United States --
The Extent of Poverty --
Other Aspects of Poverty --
The Gap Between Rich and Poor --
Mobility Out of and Back into Poverty --
The Reduction of Rural Poverty --
Systemic Causes of Poverty --
Globalization of the Economy --
Evolving Structure of the Economy --
Relative Loss of Manufacturing Jobs --
Expansion of the Service Sector --
Increase in Part-Time Employment --
Increase in Low-Paying Jobs --
Increase in Two-Wage-Earner Families --
Higher Educational Requirements --
Job Relocation --
Emphasis on Financial Profit --
Unemployment --
National Debt --
Low Social Assistance Payments --
Low-Skilled Immigration --
Personal Causes of Poverty --
Single Parenting --
Single Parenting and Poverty --
Divorced Single Parenting --
Never-Married Parenting --
Effects on Children --
Poverty in the Family of Origin --
School Dropout and Lack of Education --
Additional Factors: Delinquency and Ill Health --
Urban Neighborhoods in Poverty --
The Canadian Exception --
The Development of High-Poverty Neighborhoods --
Depletion of Neighborhood Resources --
Poor Neighborhoods and Negative Socialization of Children --
Poor Neighborhoods as Risk Factors for Children --
Homelessness --
The Nonpoor in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods --
Schools and Education in Poor Districts --
Schools in Impoverished Neighborhoods --
Quality of School Personnel and Disadvantaged Families.
Series Title: Haworth marriage and the family.
Responsibility: Anne-Marie Ambert.

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