Title

A People’s History of Poverty in America

Abstract

In A People's History of Poverty in America, political scientist Stephen Pimpare brings these lives and stories to the foreground, vividly describing poverty and welfare as poor and welfare-reliant Americans experience it, from the big city to the rural countryside. Through prodigious research Pimpare has unearthed rich, poignant, and often surprising testimonies and powerful accounts--both heartwrenching and humorous--that range from the early days of the United States to the complex social and economic terrain of the present.

Publication Date

1-1-2008

Publisher

New Press

Document Type

Book

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