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Tag: Poverty

3 article(s) found with this tag.

At Home at School
Summer 2015

Even though they are out of school, homeless and impoverished children in southwest Washington receive high-quality summer educational experiences, thanks to a WSU Vancouver program.

Categories: Education
Tags: Homelessness, Poverty

A poor showing in children’s books
Winter 2013

Depictions of poverty in realistic children's picture books are unfortunately rare, says WSU education associate professor Jane Kelley. But it's getting better.

Categories: Children's books, Education
Tags: Picture books, Poverty

The Strength of Moral Capital
Spring 2011

For people living on the margins of U.S. society, struggling with both poverty and job loss,there is still a desire to conceive of themselves as inheritors of some version of the American Dream.

Categories: Sociology
Tags: Family, Morality, Poverty, Rural life