Books on Social Problems and Social Services


December 12, 2022

361. Books on social problems & services

Further Reading:

Susan C. Daffron Funds to the Rescue: 101 Fundraising Ideas for Humane and Animal Rescue Groups, 2011.

Former president of the National Association of Pet Rescue Professionals, Susan C. Daffron, offers reasons for raising funds for animal causes in this guide along with ideas on how to do it.

Paul Rogat Loeb The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen’s Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear, 2004.

Social and political activist Paul Rogat Loeb gives historical insight into efforts to make the world a better place. He also shares fifty encouraging essays written by ordinary people who have worked to improve local conditions all over the planet.

Kristen Iversen Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, 2012.

This memoir recounts Kristen Iversen’s childhood growing up in the small Colorado town of Rocky Flats, near Denver. Her childhood was filled with secrets—like why so many children she knew got cancer. And there were questions about what exactly was made in the Rocky Flats plant. When she got older, looking for answers, she worked there for a while. She discovered a government effort to conceal the effects of the industry. And she details the townspeople’s efforts to get justice for what was done to them without their knowledge.

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