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Welfare Brat

Pub Date : 2008-12-01 | Author : Mary Childers | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 1596917415
ISBN 13 : 9781596917415

Mary Childers's intimate and frank memoir tells the story of growing up in a family in which five out of seven children dropped out of high school and four different fathers droppe..

Pimps Whores And Welfare Brats

Pub Date : 1998-02-01 | Author : Star Parker | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780671534660
ISBN 13 : 0671534661

Star Parker tells the inspirational story of how she turned her life around from a world of drugs, crime, and welfare to success as an entrepreneur, founder of the Coalition on Urb..

A People S History Of Poverty In America

Pub Date : 2011-06-07 | Author : Stephen Pimpare | Publisher : The New Press

ISBN 10 : 9781595586964
ISBN 13 : 1595586962

In this compulsively readable social history, political scientist Stephen Pimpare vividly describes poverty from the perspective of poor and welfare-reliant Americans from the big ..

Raised By A Village

Pub Date : 2015-11-24 | Author : John Sullivan | Publisher : Archway Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781480822115
ISBN 13 : 1480822116

Author John Sullivan describes himself as an underachiever, much more driven by the fear of failure than the urge to succeed. Growing up in Greenport, New York, there were neither ..

Welfare

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Katherine Swarts | Publisher : Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 0737740795
ISBN 13 : 9780737740790

Collects essays on the issues regarding welfare services in the United States, including accounts from welfare recipients and individuals both supporting the current system and att..

Breaking The Adolescent Parent Cycle

Pub Date : 2009-06-16 | Author : Jack C. Westman | Publisher : University Press of America

ISBN 10 : 0761845372
ISBN 13 : 9780761845379

This book addresses the dilemma created by the discrepancy between our efforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy and our support of adolescent parenthood, which the author argues is ..

Guess Who S Coming To Dinner Now

Pub Date : 2001-02-01 | Author : Angela D. Dillard | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814721209
ISBN 13 : 0814721206

In Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Now? Angela Dillard offers the first comparative analysis of a conservatism which today cuts across the boundaries of race, ethnicity, gender, and s..