Title

Interview with Michal Raz, author, What’s Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Abstract

In What’s Wrong with the Poor: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty (University of North Carolina Press, 2016), Mical Raz offers a deep dive into the theoretical roots of the Head Start program, and offers a fascinating story of unexpected policy origins and of the interplay between psychiatric theory, race, and U.S. social welfare policy.

Publication Date

2-17-2017

Journal Title

New Books Network

Publisher

Amherst College Press

Document Type

Interview

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