A Framework for Understanding Poverty
ISBN 10: 0964743728 / 0-9647437-2-8
ISBN 13: 9780964743724
Publisher: RFT Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1998
A Framework for Understanding Poverty was Dr. Ruby Payne's first book, written for teachers with adaptations for work and community members. Its purpose is to educate people about the differences that separate economic classes and then teaching them strategies to bridge those gulfs. Ruby discusses at length the social cues or "hidden rules" that govern how we think and interact in society – and the significance of those rules in a classroom. Other topics include why students from generational poverty often fear being educated, discipline interventions that improve behavior, and the eight resources that make a difference to success.
More than 180,000 copies sold!
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