EXPERIENCING POVERTY is unique in its comprehensive understanding of poverty. The readings incorporate the experiences of the impoverished in many situations, including people who are homeless, housed, working, non-working, single, married, urban, rural, born in the United States, first generation Americans, young and old. Most significantly, the crucial dimensions of inequality - race and gender - are interwoven throughout the selected readings.voices from the bottom D. Stanley Eitzen, Kelly Eitzen Smith. Through the voices of the poor the essays in this chapter show how the structure of education results in a disproportionate number of poor children failing in school.
|Author||:||D. Stanley Eitzen, Kelly Eitzen Smith|
|Publisher||:||Wadsworth Pub Co - 2003|