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Poor People's Movements:
Why They Succeed, How They Fail

by Frances Fox Piven, Richard Cloward

ISBN 0394726979 / 9780394726977 / 0-394-72697-9
Publisher Vintage
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Poor People's Movements Have the poor fared best by participating in conventional electoral politics or by engaging in mass defiance and disruption? The authors of the classic Regulating The Poor assess the successes and failures of these two strategies as they examine, in this provocative study, four protest movements of lower-class groups in 20th century America:-- The mobilization of the unemployed during the Great De... Full description [via]