For Crying Out Loud

Pub Date : 1996-01 | Author : Diane Dujon | Publisher : South End Press

ISBN 10 : 0896085295
ISBN 13 : 9780896085299

Brings together the words of welfare mothers, activists and advocates, as well as scholars in a poignant and powerful challenge to the impoverishment of women...

A People S History Of Poverty In America

Pub Date : 2011-06-07 | Author : Stephen Pimpare | Publisher : The New Press

ISBN 10 : 9781595586964
ISBN 13 : 1595586962

In this compulsively readable social history, political scientist Stephen Pimpare vividly describes poverty from the perspective of poor and welfare-reliant Americans from the big ..

Making Sense Of Women S Lives

Pub Date : 2000-08-01 | Author : Lauri Umansky | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781461608226
ISBN 13 : 1461608228

Making Sense of Women's Lives presents a wide range of writings about women's lives in the United States. Michele Plott and Lauri Umansky have drawn on their experiences as both st..

Praxis For The Poor

Pub Date : 2002-11-01 | Author : Sanford Schram | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 0814798179
ISBN 13 : 9780814798171

Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Pivin stand as models of politically engaged academics. In this compelling new book, the author examines the careers of Piven and Colward, along wit..

Untold Glory

Pub Date : 2008-12-10 | Author : Alan Govenar | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307492418
ISBN 13 : 0307492419

Untold Glory offers a fresh perspective on one of the most fundamental elements of American history—the conquest of new frontiers. In twenty-seven fascinating first-person accoun..

Lost Ground

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Ann Withorn | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0896086585
ISBN 13 : 9780896086586

2002 marks the fifth anniversary of federal welfare reform in the US, and politicians and human rights advocates are debating the re-authorisation of new requirements for poor wome..