Regulating the Poor The Functions of Public Welfare

ISBN-10: 0679745165
ISBN-13: 9780679745167
Edition: Revised 
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/28/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Frances Fox Pivenis Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author ofRegulating the Poor,Poor People’s Movements,The New Class War, andThe Breaking of the American Social Compact(The New Press), and co-author, with the late Richard A. Cloward ofWhy Americans Don’t Vote. She is the recipient of the American Sociological Association Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology. She lives in Manhattan and Millerton, New York.

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