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The shame of poverty

Author: Robert Walker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Shame of Poverty challenges thinking about the nature and causes of poverty in both the Global North and Global South. It invites the reader to question their understanding of poverty by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Walker
ISBN: 9780199684823 0199684820
OCLC Number: 900638168
Notes: Includes index
Description: ix, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Origins of Poverty ; 2. Poverty Research and Measurement ; 3. Constructions of Shame ; 4. Poverty, Shame, and Stigma ; 5. Cultural Conceptions of Poverty and Shame ; 6. Conceiving of Poverty Without Shame ; 7. Shame in the Everyday Experience of Poverty ; 8. Responses to Poverty-Related Shame ; 9. Shaming People in Poverty: Attitudes and Actions ; 10. Shaming People in Poverty: Media and Policy ; 11. Poverty, Shame, and Society ; References
Responsibility: Robert Walker

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The Shame of Poverty presents innovative and imaginative research that explores the connection between poverty and shame - a relationship that has been neglected by many poverty scholars. * Faradj Read more...

 
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