KOUGMAN, J: Poverty in Russia: Public Policy and Private Responses

Book cover. Poverty in Russia: Public Policy and Private ResponsesKougman, Jeni (editor). Poverty in Russia: Public Policy and Private Responses. The World Bank. ISBN: 082133803X. Unmarked. Small tear at spine. Very Good. Paperback. (#30598) $12.00

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Topics include dimensions of poverty, public policy, private responses, and more. Contributors include Larisa Zubova and Natalia Kovalyonva, Jeanine D. Braithwaite, Mark C. Foley, Venanzio Vella, and others. References. Index. 281p.

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DOCTOROW, C: Radicalized: Dystopia is Now

Doctorow, Cory. Radicalized: Dystopia is Now. A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2019. ISBN: 9781250228581. Unmarked text. Some bends on unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30102)

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Four urgent SF novellas of America’s present and future within one book. 304p.

EUBANKS, V: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

Eubanks, Virginia. Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. St. Martin’s Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781250074317. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with a closed tear on back cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29063)

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This extensively researched book argues that the use of automated decision-making in social service programs that perpetuate the kinds of negative moral judgments long attached to poverty in America.

Also proposes that data scientists could work to respect all people so as not compound patterns of discrimination.