Children in Jeopardy by Irving B. Harris
Can We Break the Cycle of Poverty? (The Yale Child Study Center Monograph Series on Child Psychiatry, Child Development, and Social Policy, Vol. 1)

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American inner cities are filled with problems of violence, drugs, family discord, educational failure, and illiteracy. This work argues that the key to breaking the cycle of poverty, hopelessness and violence is very early intervention, giving adequate care to children from birth to age three.

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Irving B. Harris is president of William Harris Investors and chairman of the Executive Committee of the Pittway Corporation, the Harris Foundation, and the Acorn Fund.
Published July 24, 1996 by Yale University Press. 268 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Yes, we can break the cycle of poverty, Harris argues, but only if ""we"" get more control over those hopeless teenaged mothers.

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