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Book Sources: Poverty
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Essex Pauper Letters, 1731-1837 by
Call Number: DA670.E7 E87 2001
"The archives that emerged from the parochial administration of the English poor law before 1834 include letters that came from the poor themselves. Some 750 of these pauper letters are contained in this volume, revealing the strong belief of the poor in their right to relief and their surprisingly powerful position in negotiating their case with the overseers. "
Poverty and Homelessness by
Call Number: HV4505 .P679 2009
"The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues. Each volume presents a diverse selection of primary sources representing all sides of the debate in question."
Poverty and the Government in America by
Call Number: Online - Ebook Central
In addition to the encyclopedia entries this set contains "40 primary source documents detailing major government policies towards poverty, such as FDR's Bill of Economic Rights"
World Poverty by
Call Number: HC79.P6 W47 2008
“... draws together significant U.S. and international primary source documents—including excerpts from newspaper articles, speeches, relevant treaties and other legal documents, and scientific reports.”
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