Broke in America : seeing, understanding, and ending US poverty / Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Parkland Community Library||362.5097 GOL (Text)||34422007217934||New Adult Nonfiction||Checked Out||05/18/2021|
- ISBN: 9781950665464
- ISBN: 1950665461
- Physical Description: xxi, 298 pages : illustrations; 24 cm
- Publisher: Dallas : BenBella Books, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Seeing US poverty: throwing out the caricature -- Basic needs. Water: running dry ; Food: hungry in America ; Housing: no place to be poor ; Power: shut off ; Transportation: access denied ; Hygiene: a problem swept under the rug ; Health: health = health care -- Forms of oppression. Racism: stealing homes ; Sexism: women's work ; Denial of political power: government not of, buy, or for poor people ; Mental health discrimination: poverty is trauma ; High-poverty schools: class matters -- Solutions. Possibilities: the poor don't need to be with you always ; Advocacy: making change.
"Joanne Samuel Goldblum, CEO and founder of the National Diaper Bank Network, and Colleen Shaddox, a journalist and activist, give a book shedding light on the realities faced by those living in poverty across the United States and provide a road map for eradicating poverty via policy changes"-- Provided by publisher.
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