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Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly [University of Washington, School of Public Affairs]
Amenta, Edwin. Bold Relief: Institutional Politics and the Origin of Modern American Social Policy. Princeton Univ. Press, 1998 [HN57.A584.1998]
Asefa, Sisay. The Political economy of poverty and food insecurity in Africa. Michigan academician [Ann Arbor, MI] Vol. 28. No. 1. January 1996. p. 77-92.
Daly, Gerald. Homeless: Policies, Strategies, and Lives on the Streets. Routledge 1996. [Paperback $19.95]
Danzinger, Sheldon H. et al., eds., Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change. N.Y.: Sage. Cambridge & London: Harvard Univ.Press, 1994. (US$ 19.95, paper) [Abstract in JEL June 1996, p.782]
Donohue, John J. and James Heckman, "Continuous versus Episodic Change: The Impact of Civil Rights Policy on the Economic Status of Blacks," Journ of Economic Lit 29(4), Dec 1991, 1603-43.
Early, Dirk W. and Olsen, Edgar O., "Subsidized Housing, Emergency Shelters, and Homelessness: An Empirical Investigation Using Data from the 1990 Census", Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 2: No. 1, 2002, Article 2. www.bepress.com/bejeap/advances/vol2/iss1/art2
Haughton, G., Johnson, S., Murphy. and Thomas, K. (1993) Local Geographies of Unemployment, (Avebury, Aldershot).
Jakle, John and David Wilson, Derelict Landscapes: The Wasting of America's Built Environment. Rowman & Littlefield, 1992.
Jarosz, Lucy. Working in the global food system: a focus for international comparative analysis. Progress in human geography [London] Vol. 20. No. 1. March 1996. p.41-55. ^
Jencks, Christopher. The Homeless. Cambridge: Harvard Univ.Press, 1994.
Lal, Deepak., THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF POVERTY, EQUITY AND GROWTH : A COMPARATIVE STUDY DEEPAK LAL AND H. MYINT. [HC59.7 .L3175 1996.] L = szstx.
Matthews, M.H. and P. Vujakovic, "Private Worlds and Public Places: Mapping the Environmental Values of Wheelchair Users," Environment and Planning A 27(7), July 1995, pp.1021-78.
Mills, Edwin S. and Luan Sende Lubuele, "Inner Cities", Journ of Econ Lit 35(2), June 1997, 727-756.
Nolan, Brian & C.T. Whelan. Resources, Deprivation and Poverty. Oxford UP, 1996. (272pp.)
O'Flaherty, Brendan. The Economics of Homelessness. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press 1996. [extensively reviewed in Quickley (below)]
Plotnick, Robert D., "Poverty in the Pacific Northwest", Pacific Northwest Executive, July 1989, pp.17-19.
Quigley, John M., The Homeless, Journal of Economic Literature, 34(4), Dec. 1996, 1935-41.
Reedy, Joel. Marketing to consumers with disabilities : how to identify and meet the growing market needs of 43 million Americans / Joel Reedy. Chicago, Ill. : Probus Pub. Co., c1993. Marketing -- United-States. Handicapped-consumers -- United-States. [UW-Bothell Lib. Stacks HF5415.1 .R42 1993]
Sawhill, Isabel V., "Poverty in the U.S.: Why is it so persistent?" Journ. of Econ. Lit., 26(3), Sept. 1988, pp. 1073-1119.
Isaac Shapiro and Sharon Parrott An Unraveling Consensus? An Analysis of the Effect of the New Congressional Agenda on The Working Poor.
THE COLOR OF HUNGER : RACE AND HUNGER IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE / DAVID L.L. SHIELDS, EDITOR. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c1995. [HD9000.6 .C594 1995].
Smith, David Marshall, GEOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE / DAVID M. SMITH. Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishers, 1994. xvi, 325 p. : ill. [HM216 .S53 1994]
Smith, James P. and Finis R. Welch, "Black Economic Progress after Myrdal," Journ. of Econ.Lit., 27(2), June 1989, 519-564.
Squire, Lyn, "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Poverty Alleviation Programs," in: Picciotto, Robert and Ray C. Rist, eds., Evaluating Country Development Policies and Programs: New Approaches for a New Agenda. Jossey-Bass Publ. 1995 [HD75.9.E82]
World Bank World Bank Literature on Poverty
Yeich, Susan. The Politics of Ending Homelessness. University Press of America. 1994.
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