10 Most Useful Books

10 Most Useful Books

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  1. “The Working Poor: Invisible in America” by David Shipler (44, 45, 51)
  2. “Understanding Poverty” by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, et. al (50)
  3. “There are No Children Here” by Alex Kotlowitz (44)
  4. “Out of the Bario” by Linda Chaves (47)
  5. “In the shadow of the poorhouse: A social history of welfare in America” by Michael B. Katz (48)
  6. “Rich Media, Poor Democracy” by Robert McChesney (49)
  7. “Class Matters,” a New York Times collection (50)
  8. “Ecology of a Cracker Childhood” by Janisse Ray (47)
  9. “The Other America” by Michael Harrington (51)
  10. “American Dream” by Jason DeParle (45)