Praxis for the Poor Piven and Cloward and the Future of Social Science in Social Welfare

ISBN-10: 0814798187
ISBN-13: 9780814798188
Edition: 2002
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Description: Schram examines the careers of Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven, along with 19th century feminist social reformer Jane Addams, to suggest and demonstrate how a more politically-active scholarship can contribute to struggles for social justice.

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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 303
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946

Schram examines the careers of Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven, along with 19th century feminist social reformer Jane Addams, to suggest and demonstrate how a more politically-active scholarship can contribute to struggles for social justice.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Theory of Practice
What Accessibility Can't Do: The Politics of Welfare Scholarship
The Future of the Past: Jane Addams and the Social Work of Politics
Radical Incrementalism Personified: The Piven and Cloward Legacy
Which Side Are You On? Rethinking Research and Advocacy in Social Welfare
The Practice of Theory
The Old Is New: The Racial Basis of Welfare Reform
Putting a Back Face on Welfare: The Good and the Bad
Success Stories: Welfare Reform, Policy Discourse, and the Politics of Research, by Sanford F. Schram and Joe Soss
Compliant Subjects for a New World Order: Globalization and the Behavior Modification Regime of Welfare Reform
App.: Sources and Measures for Data in Chapter 5
Notes
Index
About the Author

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