Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement

ISBN-10: 0140245561
ISBN-13: 9780140245561
Edition: 1999
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Janet Poppendieckis Professor of Sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is the author ofSweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of EntitlementandBreadlines Knee Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Charity for All
Who Eats Emergency Food?
The Rise of Emergency Food
Institutionalization: From Shoestring to Stability
The Uses of Emergency Food
The Seductions of Charity
What's Wrong with Emergency Food? The Seven Deadly "Ins"
Charity and Dignity
The Ultimate Band-Aid
Conclusion
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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