A framework for understanding poverty : a cognitive approach / Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.

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  • ISBN: 9781938248016 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1938248015 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 5th revised edition.
  • Publisher: Highlands, Tex. : Aha! Process, Inc., [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Resources, 'reality,' and interventions : how they impact 'situated learning' -- Language and story : how they impact thinking, school, and work -- Hidden rules among classes : how they impact relationships with people different from you -- The 'situated learning' reality of generational poverty : how it impacts navigation of one's life -- Role models and emotional resources : how they provide for stability and success -- Support systems and parents : how they impact the ability to do homework and to navigate school and work -- Creating relationships : how and why one is motivated to learn and change -- Discipline : how to manage personal behavior so one can 'win' in a given environment -- Instruction and improving achievement : how to live in the abstract representational world of school and work.
Summary, etc.: The 5th edition features an enhanced chapter on instruction and achievement; greater emphasis on the thinking, community, and learning patterns involved in breaking out of poverty; plentiful citations, new case studies, and data: more details findings about interventions, resources, and causes of poverty, and a review of the outlook for people in poverty---and those who work with them.
Subject: Poor > United States.
People with social disabilities > United States.
Poor > Education > United States.
People with social disabilities > Education > United States.
Poverty > United States.
Social classes > United States.

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