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Blaming the Poor The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty

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ISBN-10: 0813574137

ISBN-13: 9780813574134

Edition: 2015

Authors: Susan D. Greenbaum

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In 1965, the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan--then a high-ranking official in the Department of Labor--sparked a firestorm when he released his report "The Negro Family," which came to be regarded by both supporters and detractors as an indictment of African American culture. Blaming the Poor examines the regrettably durable impact of the Moynihan Report for race relations and social policy in America, challenging the humiliating image the report cast on poor black families and its misleading explanation of the causes of poverty. A leading authority on poverty and racism in the United States, Susan D. Greenbaum dismantles Moynihan's main thesis--that the so called matriarchal structure…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English