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9780415279932, titled "Women in Irish History from Famine to Feminism: 1850-2000" | Routledge, March 28, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: V 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780415279949 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 6, 2015), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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Product Description: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom. Focusing on Bucharest, Romania, where the 2008 financial crisis compounded the failures of the postsocialist state to deliver on the promises of liberalism, O'Neill shows how the city's homeless are unable to fully participate in a society that is increasingly organized around practices of consumption...read more

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9780822363149 | Duke Univ Pr, April 7, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom.

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9780822363286 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, April 7, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom.

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Product Description: Hong Kong has remained a wealthy financial hub but its income inequality is greater than that in any developed economy. The growing unequal income distribution and poverty in Hong Kong have aroused public concern. This book brings together some of Hong Kong’s and the U...read more
By Maggie Lau (editor)

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9789629967888 | Chinese Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Hong Kong has remained a wealthy financial hub but its income inequality is greater than that in any developed economy.

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Product Description: Rousseau and Dignity: Art Serving Humanity is a richly illustrated volume relating a series of events―a photography exhibit, lectures, commentary, and audience reactions by people ages seven to ninety-two―held in the name of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s tercentennial in 2012...read more

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9780268100360 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Rousseau and Dignity: Art Serving Humanity is a richly illustrated volume relating a series of events―a photography exhibit, lectures, commentary, and audience reactions by people ages seven to ninety-two―held in the name of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s tercentennial in 2012.

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Product Description: On February 25, 1938, Hoboken’s reviled poormaster, Harry Barck—wielding power over who received public aid—died. Barck was murdered, the prosecution would assert, by an unemployed mason named Joe Scutellaro. In denying Scutellaro money, Barck had suggested that the man’s wife prostitute herself rather than ask the city for aid...read more

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9781613744185 | Chicago Review Pr, October 1, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: On February 25, 1938, in the early days of the welfare system, the reviled poormaster Harry Barck—wielding power over who would receive public aid—died from a paper spike thrust into his heart.

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9781613736517 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On February 25, 1938, Hoboken’s reviled poormaster, Harry Barck—wielding power over who received public aid—died.

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Product Description: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which encourage marriage by teaching relationship skills, are predicated on the hope that married couples can provide a more emotionally and financially stable home for their children...read more

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9780231170307 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state.

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Product Description: "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to...read more

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9781605120447, titled "The Road" | Lightning Source Inc, September 30, 2008, cover price $21.99 | also contains The Road | About this edition: Jack London reveals the secrets of surviving as a hobo in the late-nineteenth century.
9781428031050, titled "The Road" | Indypublish.Com, September 28, 2006, cover price $77.99 | About this edition: "There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9781598181531, titled "The Road" | Alan Rodgers Books, August 30, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: "There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9781421817651, titled "The Road" | 1st World Library, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9780813538068, titled "The Road" | Rutgers Univ Pr, May 18, 2006, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In 1894, an eighteen-year-old Jack London quit his job shoveling coal, hopped a freight train, and left California on the first leg of a ten thousand-mile odyssey.
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9781523825622, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: Jack London was an American writer and social activist best known for the popular classics The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
9781519523273, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, November 25, 2015, cover price $7.95 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: The Road
9781517456641, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $10.99 | also contains The Road, The Road
9781517424091, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99 | also contains The Road, The Road
9781516833580, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015, cover price $9.99 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
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9781223004211, titled "The Road" | Natl Book Network, September 15, 2010, cover price $0.99 | also contains The Road

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Product Description: "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to...read more

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9781103438242 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $32.99 | also contains Road | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781605120447 | Lightning Source Inc, September 30, 2008, cover price $21.99 | also contains Road | About this edition: Jack London reveals the secrets of surviving as a hobo in the late-nineteenth century.

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9781523825622 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: Jack London was an American writer and social activist best known for the popular classics The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
9781519523273 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 25, 2015, cover price $7.95 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: The Road
9781517456641 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $10.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781517424091 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781516833580 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015, cover price $9.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
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9781223004211 | Natl Book Network, September 15, 2010, cover price $0.99 | also contains Road

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Product Description: A Finalist in the Memoir Category for the 2017 Indie Excellence Book Awards A Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoir Category in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Carol D. Marsh founded, directed, and lived at Miriam’s House, a Washington, DC, residence for homeless women living with AIDS...read more

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9781942645061 | Inkshares, November 15, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A Finalist in the Memoir Category for the 2017 Indie Excellence Book Awards A Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoir Category in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Carol D.

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Product Description: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new and critical thinking about these issues globally and in Latin America...read more
By Raul Mercer (editor)

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9783838209470 | Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild/Schoen gbr, November 15, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America.

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Product Description: Few government programs in the United States are as controversial as those designed to help the poor. From tax credits to medical assistance, the size and structure of the American safety net is an issue of constant debate. These two volumes update the earlier Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States with a discussion of the many changes in means-tested government programs and the results of new research over the past decade...read more
By Robert A. Moffitt (editor)

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9780226392493 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Few government programs in the United States are as controversial as those designed to help the poor.
9780226370477 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Few government programs in the United States are as controversial as those designed to help the poor.

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Product Description: This book takes a look at food riots in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and food related social conflict, from the Newlyn fish riots to the Cod Wars. Using words and verse from contemporary broadside ballads and folk song, Josh Sutton looks closely at the evolution of the modern food system...read more

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9781909248489 | Prospect Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: This book takes a look at food riots in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and food related social conflict, from the Newlyn fish riots to the Cod Wars.

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Product Description: "[Inhabited] spotlights the complex forces behind the spaces we call home."—MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE"The lives of Quimby's finely drawn characters interweave to produce a panorama as wide and full of light as the near–desert setting...read more

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9781937226671 | Torrey House Press, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "[Inhabited] spotlights the complex forces behind the spaces we call home.

By Aldrie Henry-lee (editor)

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9783838210025 | Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild/Schoen gbr, October 11, 2016, cover price $33.00

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Product Description: Philanthro-capitalism: How charity became big business The charitable sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Nearly half of the more than 85,000 private foundations in the United States have come into being since the year 2000...read more

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9781784780838 | Verso Books, October 20, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Philanthro-capitalism: How charity became big business The charitable sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy.

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9781784786236 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Philanthro-capitalism: How charity became big business The charitable sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy.

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Product Description: The world has needs. Children are orphaned, refugees are displaced and families are devastated by natural disasters. But God is greater than those needs, and he works through his people to accomplish healing and transformation. God calls us to integral mission― obeying both the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in ministering to people's spiritual, physical, emotional and social well-being...read more

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9780830820993 | Ivp Connect, October 2, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The world has needs.

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Product Description: Homelessness is not a historical accident. It is the disastrous outcome of policy decisions made over time and at several levels of government. Drawing on network governance theory, extended participant observation, and more than sixty interviews with key policy figures, Carey Doberstein investigates how government and civil-society actors in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto have organized themselves to solve public problems...read more

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9780774833240 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Homelessness is not a historical accident.

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Product Description: The socio-economic transformations of the 1990s have forced many people in Poland into impoverishment. Hunters, Gatherers, and Practitioners of Powerlessness gives a dramatic account of life after this degradation, tracking the experiences of unemployed miners, scrap collectors, and poverty-stricken village residents...read more

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9781785332401 | Berghahn Books, September 30, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The socio-economic transformations of the 1990s have forced many people in Poland into impoverishment.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year“A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.” — New York Times Book Review“Powerful . . . Presents a deeply moving human face that brings the stunning numbers to life...read more

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9780544303188 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don’t think it exists Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.
9780405089268, titled "Max Reinhard and His Theatre" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1972), cover price $30.95 | also contains Max Reinhard and His Theatre

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9780544811959 | Mariner Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year“A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.
9780449126004, titled "Taproots of Falconhurst" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, May 1, 1983), cover price $2.95 | also contains Taproots of Falconhurst

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9781622319145 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists from a leading national poverty expert who defies convention (New York Times).

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Product Description: An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema―intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.In some of the bleakest corners of the world, an unprecedented movement is taking root. From the favelas of Brazil to the Maori villages in New Zealand, from occupied Palestine to South Central Los Angeles, musicians with strong social consciences are founding intensive orchestra programs for children in need...read more

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9780393245646 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 13, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema―intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.

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Product Description: Why are some people poor? Why does absolute poverty persist despite substantial economic growth? What types of late economic development or 'catch-up' capitalism are associated with different poverty outcomes? Global Poverty addresses these apparently simple questions and the extent to which the answers may be shifting...read more

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9780198703525 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Why are some people poor?

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Product Description: At the beginning of the homelessness epidemic in the 1980s, Josephine Ensign was a young, white, Southern, Christian wife, mother, and nurse running a new medical clinic for the homeless in the heart of the South. Through her work and intense relationships with patients and co-workers, her worldview was shattered, and after losing her job, family, and house, she became homeless herself...read more

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9781631521171 | She Writes Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: At the beginning of the homelessness epidemic in the 1980s, Josephine Ensign was a young, white, Southern, Christian wife, mother, and nurse running a new medical clinic for the homeless in the heart of the South.

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Product Description: Arquitecto Tucci, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is a place where crushing poverty and violent crime are everyday realities. Homicides―often involving young people―continue to skyrocket, and in the emergency room there, victims of shootings or knifings are an all-too-common sight...read more

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9780691164779 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Arquitecto Tucci, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is a place where crushing poverty and violent crime are everyday realities.

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9780691173030 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 30, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Arquitecto Tucci, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is a place where crushing poverty and violent crime are everyday realities.

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Product Description: In the years since the UK Government embarked on its harsh austerity program, food poverty has become a major issue, and food banks have been forced into a major role in the lives of countless citizens. This book is built on hundreds of hours of interviews with the people who rely on food banks today, as well as with the volunteers who keep them running on tight budgets and in difficult conditions...read more

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9781447329114 | Policy Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In the years since the UK Government embarked on its harsh austerity program, food poverty has become a major issue, and food banks have been forced into a major role in the lives of countless citizens.

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