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From prophecy to charity : how to help the poor

Author: Lawrence M Mead
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : AEI Press, ©2011.
Series: Values & capitalism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lawrence M. Mead critiques the moral presuppositions of past and current endeavors to alleviate poverty and provides a framework for future efforts based on an approach proven to actually help those in need: charity rooted in love. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence M Mead
ISBN: 9780844743806 0844743801 9780844743813 084474381X
OCLC Number: 726695832
Description: viii, 127 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A look ahead --
Poverty, politics, and programs --
Why are people poor? --
Critical perspectives --
Welfare reform --
The way forward --
Larger questions.
Series Title: Values & capitalism.
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Mead.

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Lawrence M. Mead critiques the moral presuppositions of past and current endeavors to alleviate poverty and provides a framework for future efforts based on an approach proven to actually help those in need: charity rooted in love. --from publisher description.

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