Within Our Reach

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 23, 2011 - Political Science - 432 pages
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In this solidly researched book, the authors  demonstrate that the knowledge and techniques exist  to decrease the incidence of welfare dependency,  poor single-parent families and alienated,  uneducated youth. In addition to providing a detailed  account of the problem, they describe twenty-four  programs that have proved successful in changing  the lives of seriously disadvantaged children.

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Within our reach: breaking the cycle of disadvantage

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This book, emphasizing the necessity for intensive, knowledgeably planned and staffed social services for young children, families, and adolescents identified as being at risk, picks up where Marian ... Read full review


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