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Worlds Apart

Why Poverty Persists in Rural America

Worlds Apart( )
Author: Duncan, Cynthia M.
Foreword by: Coles, Robert
ISBN:978-0-300-08456-6
Publication Date:Aug 2000
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

This work takes us to three remote rural areas in the USA to hear the tales of the residents - the poor, the rich, and those in between - as they talk about their families, work, hard times, and their hopes. It provides an insight into the dynamics of poverty, politics and community change.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Social Science / Sociology / General
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Social Science / Sociology / Rural
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.595 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Duncan, Cynthia M. (Author)
Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search.

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