A Framework For Understanding Poverty


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The 5th edition features an enhanced chapter on instruction and achievement; greater emphasis on the thinking, community, and learning patterns involved in breaking out of poverty; plentiful citations, new case studies, and data: more details findings about interventions, resources, and causes of poverty, and a review of the outlook for people in poverty---and those who work with them.

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Author by Ruby K. Payne
Genre eBook Educational sociology
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ISBN Number 1938248015

A Framework For Understanding Poverty


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Identifies the factors that cause poverty, including the lack of financial, emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical resources; and guides educators and others in understanding poverty and counteracting its effects in the classroom and community.

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Author by Ruby K. Payne
Genre eBook People with social disabilities
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ISBN Number 1929229488

A Framework


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A FRAMEWORK: UNDERSTANDING & WORKING WITH STUDENTS & ADULTS FROM POVERTY by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., is written for educators, social workers, probation officers, police, ministers, i.e. individuals who work with the poor. The book addresses eight resources: role of language, discourse, & story structure; hidden rules between & among the economic classes; situational poverty; hidden rules & patterns in generational poverty; support systems; role models & emotional rescues; discipline; creating relationships; & instructional interventions. The book is clearly & simply written; its purpose is to clarify issues in poverty. The research base is both qualitative & quantitative. Many interventions are given & explained. The book is available through RFT Publishing, 3411 Garth Road, Suite 229, Arapajo, Baytown, TX 77521 for $22.00. The publication date is 1995.

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Author by Ruby K. Payne
Genre eBook People with social disabilities
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ISBN Number 0964743744

Bridges Out Of Poverty


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Author by Ruby K. Payne
Genre eBook Poor
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ISBN Number 1741708834

A Framework


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A framework for understanding and working with students and adults from poverty.

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Author by Ruby K. Payne
Genre eBook People with social disabilities
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ISBN Number 0964743736

Understanding Poverty And The Environment


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Does poverty lead to environmental degradation? Do degraded environments and natural resources lead to poverty? Or, are there other forces at play? Is the relationship between poverty and the environment really as straightforward as the vicious circle portrayal of ‘poverty leading to environmental destruction leading to more poverty’ would suggest? Does it matter if the relationship is portrayed in this way? This book suggests that it does matter. Arguing that such a portrayal is unhelpful and misleading, the book brings together a diverse range of analytical frameworks and approaches that can enable a much deeper investigation of the context and nature of poverty-environment relationships. Analytical frameworks and approaches examined in the book include political ecology, a gendered lens, Critical Institutionalism, the Environmental Entitlements framework, the Institutional Analysis and Development approach, the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework, wellbeing analysis, social network analysis and frameworks for the analysis of the governance of natural resources. Recommended further reading draws on published material from the last thirty years as well as key contemporary publications, giving readers a steer towards essential texts and authors within each subject area. Key themes running through the analytical frameworks and approaches are identified and examined, including power, access, institutions and scale.

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Author by Fiona Nunan
Genre eBook Nature
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ISBN Number 9781134597895

Boys In Poverty


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Fully engage learners in your classroom. Discover how to create high-quality assessments using a five-phase design protocol. Explore types and traits of quality assessment, and learn how to develop assessments that are innovative, effective, and engaging.

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Author by Ruby payne
Genre eBook Education
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Understanding Poverty


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Understanding poverty and what to do about it, is perhaps the central concern of all of economics. Yet the lay public almost never gets to hear what leading professional economists have to say about it. This volume brings together twenty-eight essays by some of the world leaders in the field, who were invited to tell the lay reader about the most important things they have learnt from their research that relate to poverty. The essays cover a wide array of topics: the first essay is about how poverty gets measured. The next section is about the causes of poverty and its persistence, and the ideas range from the impact of colonialism and globalization to the problems of "excessive" population growth, corruption and ethnic conflict. The next section is about policy: how should we fight poverty? The essays discuss how to get drug companies to produce more vaccines for the diseases of the poor, what we should and should not expect from micro-credit, what we should do about child labor, how to design welfare policies that work better and a host of other topics. The final section is about where the puzzles lie: what are the most important anomalies, the big gaps in the way economists think about poverty? The essays talk about the puzzling reluctance of Kenyan farmers to fertilizers, the enduring power of social relationships in economic transactions in developing countries and the need to understand where aspirations come from, and much else. Every essay is written with the aim of presenting the latest and the most sophisticated in economics without any recourse to jargon or technical language.

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Author by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 0198041535

The Economics Of Poverty Traps


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What circumstances or behaviors turn poverty into a cycle that perpetuates across generations? The answer to this question carries especially important implications for the design and evaluation of policies and projects intended to reduce poverty. Yet a major challenge analysts and policymakers face in understanding poverty traps is the sheer number of mechanisms—not just financial, but also environmental, physical, and psychological—that may contribute to the persistence of poverty all over the world. The research in this volume explores the hypothesis that poverty is self-reinforcing because the equilibrium behaviors of the poor perpetuate low standards of living. Contributions explore the dynamic, complex processes by which households accumulate assets and increase their productivity and earnings potential, as well as the conditions under which some individuals, groups, and economies struggle to escape poverty. Investigating the full range of phenomena that combine to generate poverty traps—gleaned from behavioral, health, and resource economics as well as the sociology, psychology, and environmental literatures—chapters in this volume also present new evidence that highlights both the insights and the limits of a poverty trap lens. The framework introduced in this volume provides a robust platform for studying well-being dynamics in developing economies.

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Author by Christopher B. Barrett
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780226574448

Energy Poverty And Vulnerability


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Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and physically- necessitated level. Millions of people across the world suffer from energy poverty due to a combination of financial, social and technical circumstances. Energy Poverty and Vulnerability provides novel and critical perspectives on the drivers and consequences of energy-related injustices in the home. Drawing together original research conducted by leading experts, the book offers fresh and innovative insights into the ways in which hitherto unexplored factors such as cultural norms, environmental conditions and household needs combine to shape vulnerability to energy poverty. Case studies from a wide range of countries are presented, thus providing the first globally-integrated account of a policy and research domain that has previously been divided between the Global South and North. An examination of the diverse manifestations of energy poverty is supplemented by an identification of this condition’s shared and context-specific causes. Conveying policy-relevant insights that can inform decision-making, this book can be of great interest to students and scholars of energy demand, social justice, and sustainability transitions, as well as decision-makers and practitioners who wish to find out more about this complex issue.

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Author by Neil Simcock
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781351865289