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Street practice : changing the lens on poverty and public assistance

Author: Lori McNeil
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2012.
Series: Solving social problems.
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"Presenting recent studies of non-profit organizations involved in poverty relief services in New York City in comparison with programmes in existence across the US, Street Practice provides a front-line, ground-level perspective on innovative research practices designed to solve community problems. It explores the manner in which organizations bridge the gap between research and policy advocacy, with an account of  Read more...
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McNeil, Lori.
Street practice.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2012
(DLC) 2012022237
(OCoLC)795504254
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lori McNeil
ISBN: 9781409425342 1409425347 9781283705639 128370563X
OCLC Number: 817746573
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 170 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: About the author and contributors --
List of figures --
List of acronyms --
Preface --
Exploring research and policy advocacy on the ground --
Creating change in coalition : the federation of protestant welfare agencies --
Building power for low income New Yorkers : community voices heard --
Taking advocacy to the people : homelessness outreach and prevention project --
Reframing the politics of hunger and poverty : the New York City coalition against hunger --
Don't talk about us, talk with us : picture the homeless --
Toward a social change framework --
List of references.
Series Title: Solving social problems.
Responsibility: by Lori McNeil.

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Presenting recent studies of non-profit organizations involved in poverty relief services in New York City in comparison with programmes in existence across the US, Street Practice provides a  Read more...
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