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C. Emory Burton. The Poverty Debate: Politics and the Poor in America. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 224pp.

Daryl Collins; Jonathan Morduch; Stuart Rutherford; Orlanda Ruthven. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day. Princeton University Press. 2009. 320pp.

John Dixon; David Macarov (editors). Poverty: A Persistent Global Reality. Routledge. 1998. 287pp.

Cynthia M. Duncan. Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America. Yale University Press. 2000. 256pp.

Gary S. Fields. Poverty, Inequality, and Development. Cambridge University Press. 1980. 281pp.

Vic George; Roger Lawson (editors). Poverty and Inequality in Common Market Countries. Routledge. 1980. 253pp.

David Gordon; Peter Townsend (editors). Breadline Europe: The Measurement of Poverty. The Policy Press. 2000. 465pp.

Gertrude Himmelfarb. The Idea of Poverty: England in the Early Industrial Age. Alfred A. Knopf. 1984. 596pp.

William A. Kelso. Poverty and the Underclass: Changing Perceptions of the Poor in America. NYU Press. 1995. 339pp.

Alice O'Connor. Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History. Princeton University Press. 2002. 392pp.

Mehmet Odekon (editor). Encyclopedia of World Poverty. Sage Publications. 2006. 1500pp.

Jeffrey Sachs. The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin. 2006. 416pp.

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