Johnson, N. J. (2016). Us v. them: Remnants of urban war zones. Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 13(1), 49–55. This article contrasts the challenges of urban poverty with war zones. It also addresses how mainstream society seeks to use control-oriented behaviors to maintain literal and figurative distance from poverty-afflicted individuals.
Hudson, N. (2016). The trauma of poverty as social identity. Journal of Loss & Trauma, 21(2), 111–123. This article uses a quasi-case study approach to demonstrate the deleterious effects of trauma on identity, especially in schools.
Katz, S. (2019). Trauma-informed practice: The future of child welfare? Widener Law Journal, 28(1), 51–83. This article offers support for change in the current child welfare system and a rebuke of some current practices.
Barr, R. D., & Gibson, E. L. (2020). Building the resilient school: Overcoming the effects of poverty with a culture of hope (a guide to building resilient schools and overcoming the effects of poverty). ProQuest Ebook. Read pages 11-67. This book outlines myriad issues connected to building a trauma-informed school.
Anon, (2020). Growing up poor in America. Films Media Group. This documentary highlights the struggles of poverty for three families during the time of COVID-19. It provides an inside view of their daily lives and challenges. (Runtime 53:15)