A Framework for Understanding Poverty 5th Edition

  • by Ruby K. Payne
  • Narrated by Ruby K. Payne
  • 5 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources. Since 1995, Framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty. Now, 18 years and 1.5 million copies later, Framework: A Cognitive Approach has been revised, updated and expanded.
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. This audiobook is read by the author, Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.


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Loved this book!

I'm a school counselor and this book was so informative and I will definitely implement suggested ideas.
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- NW Glee "Gail"

Very informative!

This helped me better understand the students I'm teaching. I do wish I had bought a hard copy because it would be an excellent resource, but I learned a lot listening.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-21-2014
  • Publisher: AHA PROCESS INC