A Framework for Understanding Poverty Book
Score: 3.5
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A Framework for Understanding Poverty


  • Author : Ruby K. Payne
  • Publisher : AHA! Process
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Educational sociology
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 1938248015

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A Framework for Understanding Poverty Excerpt :

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.

Bridges Out of Poverty Book

Bridges Out of Poverty


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:755180641

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Understanding Poverty and the Environment Book

Understanding Poverty and the Environment


  • Author : Fiona Nunan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-27
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134597895

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Understanding Poverty and the Environment Excerpt :

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.

Boys in Poverty Book

Boys in Poverty


  • Author : Ruby payne
  • Publisher : Solution Tree Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935542650

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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.

Understanding Global Poverty Book

Understanding Global Poverty


  • Author : Serena Cosgrove
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000427721

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Understanding Global Poverty Excerpt :

Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. The book uses the capabilities and human development approach to foreground the human aspects of poverty, keeping the voices, experiences, and needs of the world’s poor central to the analysis. Starting with definitions and measurement, the book goes on to explore the causes of poverty and how poverty reduction programs and policy have responded in practice. The book also reflects on the ethics of why we should work to reduce poverty and what actions readers themselves can take. This new edition has been revised and updated throughout, featuring: • a new chapter on migration and refugees • additional international examples, including material on Mexico, Covid-19 in global perspective, and South–South development initiatives • information on careers in international development • insights into how various forms of social difference, including race, ethnicity, social class, gender, and sexuality relate to poverty Fully interdisciplinary in approach, the book is also supplemented with case studies, discussion questions, and further reading suggestions in order to support learning. Perfect as an introductory textbook for students across sociology, global development, political science, anthropology, public health, and economics, Understanding Global Poverty will also be a valuable resource to policy makers and development practitioners.

A Framework Book
Score: 4
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A Framework


  • Author : Ruby K. Payne
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995-07-01
  • Genre: People with social disabilities
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 0964743744

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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.

An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne s Poverty Theory Book

An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne s Poverty Theory


  • Author : Jawanza Kunjufu
  • Publisher : African Amer Images
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015003175107

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An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne s Poverty Theory Excerpt :

Challenges Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning, putting forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Kunjufu points to success stories in schools that serve low-income students. His refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts that teacher expectations, time on task, and the principal's leadership are the main factors in determining educational outcomes at a school. Abandoning Payne's framework of teacher-student income disparities, racial makeup, and per-pupil expenditure, this critical analysis asserts the human component as the most powerful tool for improving education in failing schools. --From publisher description.

The Economics of Poverty Traps Book

The Economics of Poverty Traps


  • Author : Christopher B. Barrett
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226574448

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The Economics of Poverty Traps Excerpt :

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.

Understanding Poverty Book
Score: 3
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Understanding Poverty


  • Author : Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-04-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 0198041535

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Understanding Poverty Excerpt :

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.

Poverty and Equity Book

Poverty and Equity


  • Author : Jean-Yves Duclos
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0387258930

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Poverty and Equity Excerpt :

This text addresses the understanding and alleviation of poverty, inequality, and inequity using a unique and broad mix of concepts, measurement methods, statistical tools, software, and practical exercises. Part I discusses basic fundamental issues of well-being and poverty measurement. Part II develops an integrated framework for measuring poverty, social welfare, inequality, vertical equity, horizontal equity, and redistribution. Part III presents and develops recent methods for testing the robustness of distributive rankings. Part IV discusses ways of using policy to alleviate poverty, improve welfare, increase equity, and assess the impact of growth. Part V applies the tools to real data. Most of the book’s measurement and statistical tools have been programmed in DAD, a well established and widely available free software program that has been tailored especially for income distribution analysis and is used by scholars, researchers, and analysts in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It requires basic understanding of calculus and statistics. Abdelkrim Araar and Jean-Yves Duclos teach economics at Université Laval in Québec City.

Working with Students Book

Working with Students


  • Author : Ruby K. Payne
  • Publisher : AHA! Process
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Classroom management
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000061164796

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Why Poverty Persists in India Book

Why Poverty Persists in India


  • Author : Mukesh Eswaran
  • Publisher : Delhi : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : 0195632389

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Why Poverty Persists in India Excerpt :

The authors examine how the links between the various sectors of the economy impinge on the development process. They argue that moving labour from agriculture into industry is a key element in improving the well-being of the poor but qualify this by showing that industrial progress by itself cannot benefit the poor, in the absence of progress in the agricultural sector.