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Poverty and place

ghettos, barrios, and the American city

by Paul A. Jargowsky

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Community development, Urban -- United States,
    • Inner cities -- United States,
    • Urban poor -- United States,
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- United States,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-275) and index.

      StatementPaul A. Jargowsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 J37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL983396M
      ISBN 100871544059
      LC Control Number96021097

      As India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, poverty is on the decline in the country, with close to 44 Indians escaping extreme poverty every minute, as per the World Poverty has been able to lift a significant percentage of its population out of poverty, but many still live in had 73 million people living in extreme poverty which makes up % of its. Poverty is a result of both individual and systemic problems, involving not only personal circumstances but the social and justice systems in place that either work to empower the poor or perpetuate their condition. However, poverty porn defines poverty as merely the observable suffering resulting from a simple lack of material resources.

        Poverty means more than a lack of income. It also means a lack of resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods, such as food, clothing, clean water and proper shelter. Poverty has many detrimental outcomes for children — hunger and malnutrition, ill-health, limited or a lack of access to education and other basic services. When children are raised in impoverished households, they often . The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America’s : $

        Published in January by Lexington Books, the interdisciplinary volume is titled “Poverty and Place: Cancer Prevention among Low-Income Women of Color.” The book examines ways in which cancer health disparities exist due to class and context inequities even in . Appalachian Poverty is a major problem and it’s a problem that goes largely unnoticed by the rest of the country. We hope that by seeing Appalachia’s economic statistics, more people will take notice and help spread word of Appalachia’s need.


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