A Framework for Understanding Poverty 5th Edition by Ruby K. Payne

A Framework for Understanding Poverty 5th Edition

Book Title: A Framework for Understanding Poverty 5th Edition

Publisher: aha! Process, Inc.

Release Date: 2013-02-20

Author: Ruby K. Payne


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When viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources. Since 1995, Framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty. Now, 18 years and 1.5 million copies later, Framework: A Cognitive Approach has been revised, updated and expanded.

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.