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Cafe Chavalos: Overcoming the Streets
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directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is the poorest country in the region where 80% of the country's population survives on less than $1 per day. Managua is the capital, but Granada is its oldest city. Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, the picturesque streets of Granada are l...

directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins
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Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014, Clinical Social Work, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014
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edited by Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, 1936- and Michael Olah, fl. 2010, in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014 (Vienna, Vienna State: International Society of Applied Preventive Medicine i-gap, 2014, originally published 2014), 204 page(s)
edited by Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, 1936- and Michael Olah, fl. 2010, in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014 (Vienna, Vienna State: International Society of Applied Preventive Medicine i-gap, 2014, originally published 2014), 204 page(s)
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Gender Oppression and Globalization: Challenges for Social Work
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edited by Sharvari Karandikar, fl. 2002, Tonya E. Perry, fl. 1998 and Janet L. Finn, 1956- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2013), 429 page(s)
This wide-ranging and compelling volume explores the mutually shaping relationship between globalization and gender oppression and considers the implications for social work. Delving into such timely issues as human trafficking, self-image among Black teenagers, and immigration, the authors suggest ways to prepare...
edited by Sharvari Karandikar, fl. 2002, Tonya E. Perry, fl. 1998 and Janet L. Finn, 1956- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2013), 429 page(s)
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Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison
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written by Adam Dalton Reich, fl. 2010 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2010), 290 page(s)
"Hidden Truth" takes the reader inside a Rhode Island juvenile prison to explore broader questions of how poor, disenfranchised young men come to terms with masculinity and identity. Adam D. Reich, who worked with inmates to produce a newspaper, writes vividly and memorably about the young men he came to know, and...
written by Adam Dalton Reich, fl. 2010 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2010), 290 page(s)
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It's Not Like I'm Poor: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World
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written by Jennifer Sykes, fl. 2015, Laura Tach, fl. 2014, Kathryn Edin, 1962- and Sarah Halpern-Meekin, fl. 2008 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015), 300 page(s)
written by Jennifer Sykes, fl. 2015, Laura Tach, fl. 2014, Kathryn Edin, 1962- and Sarah Halpern-Meekin, fl. 2008 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015), 300 page(s)
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Losing Ground: The New Face of Homelessness
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produced by DeVaughn Barden, fl. 2006, YO-TV and Educational Video Center (New York, NY: Educational Video Center, 2007), 29 mins
Every night, thousands of young people under the age of 18 are forced to sleep in shelters, at the homes of friends and relatives, or on the street. Many are young people from families affected by rising poverty rates and the declineing suppy of affordable housing; many have been kicked our of their homes because...
produced by DeVaughn Barden, fl. 2006, YO-TV and Educational Video Center (New York, NY: Educational Video Center, 2007), 29 mins
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No Place Like Home
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directed by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993; produced by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993, Lazy Circle Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 25 mins
This brilliant documentary explores eight months in the life of a broken family in Seattle and powerfully depicts the cycles that keep families tied to poverty and violence from one generation to the next. The film focuses on a young girl, Barbara, who lives with her mother, brother, and sister in homeless shelter...
directed by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993; produced by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993, Lazy Circle Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 25 mins
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Poverty and Power: The Problem of Structural Inequality (Second Edition)
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written by Edward Royce, fl. 1993 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, originally published 2009), 392 page(s)
Poverty and Power asserts that American poverty is a structural problem resulting from failings in our social system rather than individual failings of the poor. Contrary to the popular belief that poverty results from individual deficiencies—that poor people lack intelligence, determination, or skills—author...
written by Edward Royce, fl. 1993 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, originally published 2009), 392 page(s)
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Social Work and Poverty
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presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins

Living in poverty, especially for long periods of time, puts families at higher risk of challenges with stable housing, health issues and access to health care, mental health and substance abuse issues as well as domestic violence issues. Social workers who work with people living in poverty must be prepared to as...

presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins
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The Cooperative Solution: Toward a Just Economy
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presented by Richard C. Williams, fl. 1972 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011), 110 page(s)
All over the world, poverty is gradually giving way to cooperative economic activity. At the same time, there are signs that standard competitive 'free' markets are failing. Empirical evidence shows that cooperation works better than competition and that cooperatives succeed more often than standard corporations....
presented by Richard C. Williams, fl. 1972 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011), 110 page(s)
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