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Published by Save the Children in [Belfast] .
Written in English


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War and poverty threaten a billion children Published on at More than one billion children, many of whom live in city slums, are threatened by conflict, poverty or discrimination against girls, says Save the Children. Alongside gentle illustrations of a diverse array of children, the text explains not only how poverty and hunger can affect people but the wide array of circumstances, "which are often outside of people's control," than can lead to poverty, such as famine, natural disasters, war, global warming, low-paying jobs, and even systemic poverty/5(10).   Those answers would be implemented by a "fighting and aggressive" federal government dedicated to winning a war against poverty and against the "loneliness, estrangement, and isolation" that were.   In his withering dissection of the origins and misuse of the term underclass to stereotype and stigmatize the poor, Herbert J. Gans shows how this ubiquitous label has relegated a wide variety of peoplewelfare recipients, the working poor, teenage mothers, drug addicts, the homeless, and othersto a single condemned class, feared and despised by the /5.

  Some million people, or percent of the U.S. population, now live in poverty—the highest number in fifty-two years, up from percent of the population in It's time to stop blaming the victims and wage a new war on poverty.   This is a war worth fighting; and amid further setbacks in the fight against poverty, it is time for a new call to arms. Poverty is a state crisis that afflicts urban and rural Americans of.   "Love, Poverty, and War" is, nonetheless, another fine showing which displays a mastery of English prose, a vibrant wit, and a solid working acquaintance with the big issues of the day. Even the most vocal of the If I gave this book four stars, it was only in comparison to the other works of Hitchens' which I have previously read/5. Sociologist Gans (Columbia; Middle American Individualism, , etc.) deconstructs the pejorative label "underclass'' and offers some pie-in-the-sky proposals for eliminating poverty in America. According to Gans, since a diverse cross-section of poor Americans have been lumped together as "the underclass'' and thus banished from mainstream society.

The Best That Money Can't Buy is a challenge to all people to work toward a society in which all of the world's resources become the common heritage of all of the earth's people. It is accompanied by 70 color photos of Fresco's original designs, which illuminate the fulfilling lifestyle of a global, resource-based economy/5(58). The Children's Book of Home and Family America: The Last Best Hope, Volume 2: From a World at War to the Triumph of Freedom America: The Last Best Hope.   Love, Poverty and War: who played Winnie-the-Pooh for the BBC's Children's Hour, ventriloquized Churchill for history and fooled millions of listeners. Perhaps Churchill was too much incapacitated by drink to deliver the speeches himself. just after the aggression of September 11 against his city, that he was reading a book about 4/4(12).   The House Budget Committee’s March 3 report, “The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later,” states that “the single most important determinant of poverty is family structure,” closely followed by a disinclination to sponsor of the report, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., claims the problem is single-parent households raising children with neither the desire nor capacity to .