5th rev. edition.
239 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-230) and index.
Ch.1 Resources, 'Reality', and Interventions: How They Impact 'Situated Learning'
Ch.2 Language and Story: How They Impact Thinking, School, and Work
Ch.3 Hidden Rules Among Classes: How They Impact Relationships with People Different from You
Ch.4 The 'Situated Learning' Reality of Generational Poverty: How It Impacts Navigation of One's Life
Ch.5 Role Models and Emotional Resources: How They Provide for Stability and Success
Ch.6 Support Systems and Parents: How They Impact the Ability to Do Homework and to Navigate School and Work
Ch.7 Creating Relationships: How and Why One Is Motivated to Learn and Change
Ch.8 Discipline: How to Manage Personal Behavior So One Can 'Win' in a Given Environment
Ch.9 Instruction and Improving Achievement: How to Live in the Abstract Representational World of School and Work
Appendix A: Resources and Interventions
Appendix B: What Are the Causes of Poverty? Excerpt from Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students
Appendix C: What Information Does A Framework for Understanding Poverty Have That Cannot Be Obtained Easily from Other Sources? Why Do Critics Love to Hate It and Practitioners Love to Use It?
Appendix D: Poverty Statistics (also available on aha! Process website)
Appendix E: Where Do We Go from Here? How Do Communities Develop Intellectual Capital and Sustainability?
Appendix F: Study Guide
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.
24.00 SOC SCI (99-SSC-9) PRF (99-PRF-9)