7 edition of Urban poverty in a cross-cultural context found in the catalog.
Urban poverty in a cross-cultural context
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|Statement||[by] Edwin Eames and Judith Granich Goode.|
|Contributions||Goode, Judith, 1939-|
|LC Classifications||HC79.P6 E34|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 299 p.|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||72090545|
The first paper, "Introduction: The culture of poverty hypotheses and their import for social science and social policy," discusses three related hypotheses developed by Oscar Lewis concerning the poor with respect to the views of the other contributors to this . Schubert, B. () Poverty and poverty alleviation programmes in the urban areas of Mozambique, Habitat International, 19(4), pp. Google Scholar | Crossref Shim, J.H. () Pre-empted strike, Far Eastern Economic Review, 12 August, by:
This article describes the lives of poverty in the context of a specific culture, the Philippines. The goal of this article is to study what it means to be poor and to understand the cultural factors that contribute to this human experience. Two case studies will be presented; one of a Filipino who was born poor and has become materially successful, and another of a Filipino who was born Cited by: 5. "These Kids are Out of Control" Book Signing & Release Party with the Authors - REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Novem - pm to pm. Download PDF. Co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Education's Center for Urban Education and the Education Department of Chatham University.
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Urban Poverty in a Cross-Cultural Context. Eames, Edwin; Goode, Judith Granich. This volume is an attempt to broaden the perspective of poverty in America by making the reader more aware of the larger and more universal aspects of this problem.
The first chapter, an "Introduction," argues that a very narrow view of poverty is prevalent in the by: Genre/Form: Intercultural comparisons (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eames, Edwin.
Urban poverty in a cross-cultural context. New York, Free Press . The New Urban Anthropology Reader corrects this omission by presenting 12 cross-cultural case studies focusing on the analysis of space and place. Five images of the city—the divided city, the contested city, the global city, the modernist city, and the postmodern city—serve as the framework for the selected essays/5(4).
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() ‘Re-examining Urban Poverty and Employment: A Fresh Look at Ways for Improving Urban Incomes and Labor Productivity’, Finance and Development 23(1): Google Scholar Kersting, N. () ‘The Urban Poor as a Target of Development Policy’, in D. Berg Schlosser and N.
Kersting (eds) Poverty and Democracy Self Cited by: Urban culture is the culture of towns and defining theme is the presence of a great number of very different people in a very limited space - most of them are strangers to each other.
This makes it possible to build up a vast array of subcultures close to each other, exposed to each other's influence, but without necessarily intruding into people's private lives.