Poverty, politics, and change.

Author
James, Dorothy Buckton, 1937- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Englewood Cliffs., N.J., Prentice-Hall [1972]
Description
xi, 164 pages 24 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • American poverty. Defining poverty. Measuring poverty. Who are the poor?
  • American values that maintain and perpetuate poverty. Materilistic individualism and ethnocentrism. Resulting public attitudes toward the poor
  • Reflection of American values in national policy toward the poor
  • Reflection of American values in attitudes and procedures of the professions. Medicine. Education. Law. Social workers and welfare workers. Resulting self-image of the poor
  • Economic and political factors that maintatin and perpetuate American poverty. Accelerating change in American Economic Organization. Decentralization of the American political system
  • The cost of American poverty. Bessie Smith: Woman's work ... Jeremy Shaw: Down and out down East. George Nalbandian: From generations of Turk fighters. Jose ́Garcia: Redundant man. Alice Whitecloud: The costs of being "Quaint"
  • The chances for change.
ISBN
  • 0136865925
  • 9780136865926
  • 0136865844 ((pbk.))
  • 9780136865841 ((pbk.))
LCCN
70037390
OCLC
303526
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