Faith in the Poor

Faith in the Poor

by Bob Holman (Author)


In this powerful book presented by highly respected author Bob Holman, seven individuals who experience poverty on a daily basis are given the opportunity to record what it's like. The result is a shocking exposee which demonstrates the largely underestimated gap between rich and poor in Britain today, and in which Bob Holman presents a case for involving poor people in the political decision making which affects their lives. .


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Lion Hudson Plc
Published: 23 Jul 1999

ISBN 10: 0745942377
ISBN 13: 9780745942377

Author Bio
BOB HOLMAN is a former social worker and professor of social administration who has spent the last 20 years living in poor housing estates, latterly Easterhouse in Glasgow, and supporting the poor in practical ways. Driven by his Christian faith, he continues to campaign for the poor particularly through his books which include A NEW DEAL FOR SOCIAL WELFARE and CHILDREN AND CRIME.