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The Anacostia Diaries: The Rants of a Madman by Francwa Sims
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The Anacostia Diaries is an account like no other. It is the story of living in a neighborhood blighted by violence and deprivation, a look at the flaws which exist in American society and the reality of living amongst drug dealers, addicts, gun crime and the racial prejudices which continue to haunt the United States.
Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety by Veronica Harnish
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? Thousands of people worldwide have safely and successfully overcome short-term housing crises by living in a vehicle. This book will give you the knowledge, courage and confidence to do so, too.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
The Homeless Handbook by The Homeless Indigent Citizen
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
We all have times in our lives when things don't go as planned: divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, the death of the breadwinner, etc. The mark of your character is that you do not let it be the end of YOU.
Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Based on years of embedded fieldwork, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
Getting Pretty Good at Barely Getting By by Dale Washington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The author, while sharing parts of his personal story about the struggle of living on a less-than-poverty-level income, reveals the strategies he still uses that keep him from going hungry and being homeless. The book goes beyond the traditional advice about coupon-clipping and buying things on sale. It offers realistic and timely money-saving tips the reader can start using immediately.
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity by Albert Colella
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!
RovingYarn™ "Stories Of Others" 1st edition volume 1 chapter 1 1st section by Argh Sea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
After spending over 5 years on the road and hearing stories from people that I ran into. I'd like to share the insights of how it's changed my life. It will start as a small snapshot and grow into a lifelong journal with hopes that it will help others. Thank you for your feedback and support. Please send a link off to your friends that might find RovingYarn™ / Stories Of Others, to be interesting.
American Poverty: Why America’s Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: American Stories. Price: Free! Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. Topics include complacency, poverty shaming, and rape culture.
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho
Supporting Inclusive Growth by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Poverty has plunged in some Asia and the Pacific countries over the last 20 years, but its elimination in the region is unfinished business. The Asian Development Bank introduced inclusive growth in 2008 as one of its complementary strategic agendas. Has this become an operational reality? What challenges remain and how can ADB further increase inclusion in its projects and programs?
Money Should Be Illegal by Rolley Hurley
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
We have all been misled to believe in an illusion. It is the most powerful manipulative force in existence today. An UN-natural plague capable of influencing human emotion. Most powerfully persuasive, yet conceived in a mere concept. How long will Money continue depriving humanity from its dignity?
Shut Up & Give? by Chad Jordan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.
True Charity - Replacing Flypaper with Freedom by Mike Melin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is it is possible that in our effort to help the poor, we may in fact be encouraging those conditions responsible for creating their poverty?