Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Bridges out of Poverty : Strategies for Professionals and Communities - 95 edition

Bridges out of Poverty : Strategies for Professionals and Communities (ISBN10: 0964743795; ISBN13: 9780964743793)
ISBN13: 978-0964743793
ISBN10: 0964743795

Summary: The title of this book, Bridges Out of Poverty, gives readers a mental image of crossing a divide that separates those in poverty from other economic classes. The bridge does exist, but it is more challenging to cross than one might suspect. That's why Ruby Payne, Philip DeVol, and Terie Dreussi Smith wrote this book.

Philip and Terie bring to this venture their many years of experience in the social service community. When added to Ruby's 25-plus years of ...show more education experience and groundbreaking work in the area of poverty, a book with a powerful message and practical suggestions like Bridges is the result.

Bridges' theories about poverty are similar to those outlined in Ruby's A Framework for Understanding Poverty. But where Framework deals with education, Bridges focuses on the needs of social service providers and other helping professions, such as hospitals and correctional facilities. The workplace also is addressed. Therefore, subjects such as the "three voices" and the registers of language are carried over from Framework. The authors added content in many areas, including information about mentors and improving the work performance of people from poverty. The book also has sections advising social service agencies about the types of modifications they can make to better serve the poor.

One of the most fascinating parts of Bridges comes in the Epilogue. The entire book includes excerpts of life stories from individuals who struggled up from poverty. In the Epilogue, the individuals' stories are told in their own words.

Bridges continues the strong tradition begun by Ruby in Framework to educate people about the unique (and sometimes hidden) obstacles that individuals from poverty face. Bridges also offers tactics that entire bureaucracies can employ to better serve their clients from the culture of poverty. Bridges Out of Poverty is a valuable tool for both individuals and institutions with a mission of serving the poor. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: aha! Process, Inc.
Published: 01/28/1995
International: No



List Price: $22.00
Used $5.00
Used
Save $17.00 (77%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 14 hours and 1 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

27 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Bridges out of Poverty : Strategies for Professionals and Communities
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (27)  |  New (1)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (21)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Clickgoodwill
Indianapolis, IN
Seller Rating: 4.36
Very minimal damage to the cover no holes or tears, only minimal scuff marks minimal wear binding majority of pages undamaged minimal creases or tears. Book may have writing, underlining, highlighting ...show more, wear to cover and corners, notes in margins, writing ...show less
$3.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Golden-Gate
Mayfield Heights, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Parmer
Austin, TX
Seller Rating: 4.6
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Fairfield-Township
Hamilton, OH
Seller Rating: 5
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.54
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Hurstbourne
Louisville, KY
Seller Rating: 5
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Des-Moines
Clive, IA
Seller Rating: 4.86
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Des-Moines
Clive, IA
Seller Rating: 4.86
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Des-Moines
Clive, IA
Seller Rating: 4.86
2000 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close