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Poverty

Author: Karen Steinman
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Mason Crest, an imprint of National Highlights, Inc., [2017] ©2017
Series: Critical world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book asks what it means to be poor. If there is enough food in the world to feed everyone, why does poverty exist? How does it affect peoples' lives, health, and education? What can be done to bring an end to poverty?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Steinman, Karen.
Poverty.
Philadelphia, PA : National Highlights Inc., ©2016
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Steinman
ISBN: 9781422281383 1422281388
OCLC Number: 1004193256
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is poverty? --
Why are people poor? --
Is poverty a worldwide problem? --
How does poverty affect daily life? --
Does poverty affect health? --
Can people escape poverty? --
Can we end poverty worldwide? --
Appendix: U.S. Census Bureau data on poverty in the United States --
International organizations --
Series glossary.
Series Title: Critical world issues.
Responsibility: Karen Steinman.

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This book asks what it means to be poor. If there is enough food in the world to feed everyone, why does poverty exist? How does it affect peoples' lives, health, and education? What can be done to bring an end to poverty?

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