Recommended Reading

  • Auletta, K. 1983. The underclass. New York: Vintage Books.
  • Burke, K. 1969. A rhetoric of motives. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Ehrenreich, B. 2001. Nickel and dimed: On (not) getting by in America. New York: Metropolitan Books.
  • Freire, P. 1970. Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: Continuum Press.
  • Gans, H. J. 1995. The war against the poor: The underclass and antipoverty policy. New York: Basic Books.
  • Levine, A., and J. Nidiffer. 1996. Beating the odds: How the poor get to college. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc.
  • Maslow, A. H. 1943. A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review 50(4): 370–96. http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Maslow/motivation.htm.
  • Ong, W. J. 1982. Orality and literacy: The technologizing of the word. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd.
  • Saleebey, D., ed. 1997. The strengths perspective in social work practice, 2nd ed. New York: Longman Publishers.
  • Schorr, L. B. 1988. Within our reach: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage. New York: Doubleday.
  • Weiner, B. 1986. An attributional theory of motivation and emotion. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Wolin, S. J., and S. Wolin. 1993. The resilient self: How survivors of troubled families rise above adversity. New York: Villard Books.