2 edition of war on the poor found in the catalog.
war on the poor
Clarence Buford Carson
1991 by American Textbook Committee in Birmingham, Ala. (100 Union Hill Dr., Birmingham 35209) .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Clarence B. Carson.|
|LC Classifications||HC110.P63 C3 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||361 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||361|
|LC Control Number||92128710|
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The War On the Poor Hardcover – January 1, by Clarence Buford Carson (Author)/5(2). The War on the Poor is an interesting subject and somewhat provides evidence against certain myths about the poor, welfare, health care, children, teen mothers, balancing the budget, the minimum wage, etc.
It is set up in a Myth/Reality format where two pages are dedicated to each myth and then the reality of the issue is argued with by: The War on the Poor Paperback – January 1, by Clarence Buford Carson (Author)/5(2).
This is Clarence Carson's editorial on Johnson's War on Poverty. Interestingly, reading this with history in the rear-view mirror, Carson was indeed correct. And many of his complaints are as 5/5.
The War on the Poor reads like a long pamphlet. It is about poverty in the US, but more particularly the economic warfare that both parties have waged on the poor by cutting and undermining social aid programs. Most of the book is set up in a myth-reality format, debunking an anti-poor conservative myth each page/5.
The New War on the Poor: The Production of Insecurity in Latin America 1st Edition by John Gledhill (Author)Cited by: 6. The War Against The Poor: The Underclass And Antipoverty Policy Buy used On clicking this link, a new layer will be open $ On clicking this link, a new layer will be open Buy new On clicking this link, a new layer will be open $ On clicking this link, a new layer will be openCited by: Examining the long War on Poverty from the s onward, this book makes a controversial argument that Conservatives deride the War on Poverty for corruption and the creation of “poverty pimps,” and even liberals carefully distance themselves from it/5(6).
The War War on the poor book The Poor book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community war on the poor book readers. In his withering dissection of the origins and misuse of th /5. The War on Poverty was ultimately limited in its effectiveness by the economic resources consumed by the country’s increasing involvement in the Vietnam War.
As opposition to the war mounted and American society became more polarized over issues of national policy, Johnson’s administration was greatly weakened. The War on the Poor counters attacks on the poor in the same lively, accessible style that made The New Field Guide to the U.S. Economy a cult classic.
Using charts, graphs, and political cartoons, The War on the Poor presents topics including middle-class welfare, “family” values, child support, teen poverty, the minimum wage, the underclass, orphanages, health, hunger.
Wes Moore: The War on Poverty Has Become a War on the Poor. what was once a war on poverty has become a war on the poor. I say this not to cast judgement on any particular administration or. The War Against the Poor The Underclass and Antipoverty Policy By Herbert J. Gans. This book is limited to a discussion of negative labeling of, and labels for, the poor, although positive.
Canada in Haiti: Waging War on the Poor Majority. Based on documents gathered using the Access to Information Act and from human rights investigations and first-hand interviews, this report discloses how Canada, the United States, and France undermined the overthrow of Haiti's elected government/5.
The War on the Poor. The welfare reform of the s left millions of Americans near destitution. "One of this book's many strengths is its recognition that the war on poverty was really a war on what well-meaning liberals imagined poverty had done to the lives of the poor."--Bulletin of the History of Medicine “Address[es] the role of mental health experts in shaping public policy in twentieth-century America.” Johnson quickly followed the War on Poverty with the War on Crime, which he called “a war within our own boundaries” that “costs taxpayers far more than the Vietnam conflict”.
As Herbert Gans notes in his book, The War on the Poor (), the United States has been waging war against poor people for much of its history. While Author: Anna Maria Santiago. War Against the Weak is a sobering account of what can happen and has happened even in a free country like the United States, and is an important historical witness as we move into a new genetic age.
It will surprise many readers to know what has happened in just the past century, but Black's account is fair and well documented throughout. The Undeserving Poor: from the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare by Michael Katz (Jan) Paperback Paperback – Jan. 1 out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(3).
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Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor. Boleslav L Lichterman Dr Selby would certainly have enjoyed this book by Paul Farmer, a professor of medical anthropology at Harvard Medical School and founding director of Partners in Health, a non-governmental organisation “created to remediate inequalities in Cited by: 2.
The book will interest - and inspire - a wide readership concerned with suffering and inequality.' Dimitrios Theodossopoulos, University of Kent 'Gledhill shows that behind the discourses of "war" against drug traffickers hides a war against the poor. His book was also supported by the Ford Foundation and the Urban Institute, two principal backers of the war on poverty.
Levine adhered to the simple materialistic view of poverty. “Even a quick look can convince us that poverty as it is currently defined in the United States is a completely solvable problem,” he wrote. The War on Poverty is the unofficial name for legislation first introduced by United States President Lyndon B.
Johnson during his State of the Union address on Wednesday, January 8, This legislation was proposed by Johnson in response to a national poverty rate of around nineteen percent. The speech led the United States Congress to pass the Economic.
HOW DID THE WAR ON POVERTY BECOME A WAR ON THE POOR. As Herbert Gans notes in his book, The War on the Poor (), the United States has been waging war against poor people for much of its history.
While this war has used a variety of weapons, all are aimed at withholding opportunities for the poor to acquire “decent jobs, Cited by: 8.
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From the War on Poverty to the War on the Poor From the War on Poverty to the War on the Poor. Some million people, or percent of the U.S. population, now live in poverty—the highest number in fifty-two years, up from percent of the population in His last book is The Future of Democratic Equality.
Poor No More is a paradigm-shifting work that guides the reader through the evolution of America's War on Poverty and urges policy-makers to eliminate training and education programs that waste time and money and to adopt a work-first model, while providing job-seekers with the tools and life lessons essential to finding and maintaining : Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of illness, of life—and death—in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights.
Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience studying diseases in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world’s poor is the most important /5(8).
Economist and Africa expert Collier analyzes why a group of 50 nations, home to the poorest one billion people, are failing. Considering issues such as civil war, dependence on extractive industries, and bad governance, he argues that the strongest industrialized countries must enact a plan to help with international policies and standards.
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Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of illness, of life—and death—in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience studying diseases in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world’s poor is the most important.
The War on the Poor counters attacks on the poor in the same lively, accessible style that made The New Field Guide to the U.S. Economy a cult classic.
Using charts, graphs, and political cartoons, The War on the Poor presents topics including middle-class welfare, "family" values, child support, teen poverty, the minimum wage, the underclass, orphanages, health, hunger. Book Description: Pathologies of Poweruses harrowing stories of life-and death-in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world's poor is the most important human.
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The Other America was a book about poor people, but it was not a book written for poor people. The readers Harrington was speaking to were themselves citizens of the affluent society, whose consciences he sought to stir. As Sundquist noted in a essay on the origins of the war on poverty, the Kennedy administration had been considering.
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