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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..


Souls In The Hands Of A Tender God

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Craig Rennebohm | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 0807000426
ISBN 13 : 9780807000427

Offers a minister's stories about his work with homeless people on the streets of Seattle who are suffering from mental illness and who are in desparate need of psychiatric, psycho..


Acid Row

Pub Date : 2011-05-26 | Author : Minette Walters | Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN 10 : 9781459614338
ISBN 13 : 145961433X

The tension is palpable as Walters takes the spellbound reader to a surprising climax.' MELBOURNE WEEKLY. 'Acid Row' is the name the beleaguered inhabitants give to their housing e..


Regulating The Poor

Pub Date : 2012-02-08 | Author : Frances Fox Piven | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307814647
ISBN 13 : 0307814645

Piven and Cloward have updated their classic work on the history and function of welfare to cover the American welfare state's massive erosion during the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton ..


A New History Of Social Welfare

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Phyllis J. Day | Publisher : Pearson College Division

ISBN 10 : 0205052738
ISBN 13 : 9780205052738

A look at the evolution of social welfare A New History of Social Welfare looks at the evolution of social welfare from early human history to the present day. The text demonstrate..


This Boy

Pub Date : 2013-05-09 | Author : Alan Johnson | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448110483
ISBN 13 : 1448110483

Alan Johnson's childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. Not in respect of the poverty, which was shared wit..