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Low Incomes: Social, Health and Educational Impacts
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Editors: Jacob K. Levine
Book Description:
Although the definition of what constitutes low income varies significantly from one country to the next, it is always below average and people who have it score high on the misery index. This new book brings together leading researchers from around the globe on defining it and seeking solutions.


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Table of Contents:
Preface


1. Preventing Antisocial Behavior: Parent Training in Low-Income Urban Schools
(Kristin D. Sawka-Miller, Barry L. McCurdy— Siena College, Psychology Dept, New York, and others)pp. 1-30

2. A School-Based Preferential Option for the Poor: Child Poverty, Social Justice, and a Public Health Approach to Intervention
(David N. Miller, Kristin Sawka-Miller—University at Albany, State University of New York, and others) pp. 31-56

3. Understanding Racial Ethnic Socialization in Child Care Programs Serving a Low-Income African American and Latino Immigrant Community
(Kay Sanders, Eva Shivers, Whittier College, and others) pp. 57-91

4. Health Satisfaction and Income in Korea
(Seunghun Joh, Youngmin Kim—Happiness Economics Institute, Sangamdong Mapogu Seoul, South Korea, and others.) pp. 93-107

5. Cyclers, Leavers and Stayers in Welfare Dynamics: Why Do Unemployment Effects Decrease with Time?
(Luis Ayala, Magdalena Rodríguez— Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Paseo Artilleros s/n, Madrid, Spain, and others) pp. 109-140

6. Societal challenges in low-income housing The Sri Lankan Experience
(Ranjith Dayaratne——Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Bahrain, Bahrain) pp. 141-159

7. Unequal impact of disease and social disadvantages in older age: empirical evidence on the Italian case
(Maria Lucchetti, Giovanni Lamura and Andrea Corsonello—INRCA (National Institute of Research and Care for the Elderly) Ancona; Cosenza, Italy) pp. 161-172

8. Zootherapy as Alternative Therapeutic In South America
(Rômulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves, Carla Calixto da Silva, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza, Wedson de Medeiros Silva Souto—Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Avenida das Baraúnas, Campina Grande, Paraíba 58109-753, Brasil, and others)pp. 173-205

9. Use of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference as a Measure of Nutritional Status and its Relationship with Self Reported Morbidity Among Adult Bengalee Male Slum Dwellers of Kolkata,India
(Raja Chakraborty, Kaushik Bose and Samiran Bisai—Dinabandhu Mahavidyalaya, Bongaon, West Bengal, India,and others) pp. 207-215

10. Cost-Effectiveness of Surgery in Low-Income Countries: Examples in Sierra Leone and Cambodia.
(Richard A Gosselin, Amardeep Thind—UC Berkeley School of Public HealthBerkeley, CA, and others.) pp. 217-225

11. Efficacy Of A Stage-Matched Physical Activity Message For Low-Income Women
(Roberta Hoebeke, University of Southern Indiana) pp. 227-243

12. An Empirical Look at Low Income Consumers and the Rent-to-Own Industry
(Michael H. Anderson, and Sanjiv Jaggia— Harlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA, and others) pp. 245-281

Index

   Series:
      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009, 3rd quarter
   Pages: 302 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-175-8
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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