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Published: 08 February 2013

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199755950

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Financial Capability and Asset Development

Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Edited by Julie Birkenmaier, Margaret Sherraden, and Jami Curley

  • presents recent research by scholars who are generating knowledge and understanding about the role of financial capability on individual, family, and community well-being
  • offers directions for policy and practice that promote financial capability
  • explores pioneering efforts in professional social work education to address financial issues of low income families, and develops an agenda for curricular innovation and certification.
  • develops a new approach to helping people, explores its antecedents, and presents evidence that financial capability has a vital role to play in research, policy, and practice with low income and financially vulnerable families.

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