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Harris, Fred R. 1930-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 227 publications in 2 languages and 8,722 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Sources  Case studies  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Contributor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, pan
Classifications: HC106.6, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred R Harris
Quiet riots : race and poverty in the United States by Fred R Harris( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked in the poorhouse : cities, race, and poverty in the United States( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years ago we had riots in the city streets. Then-President Johnson convened the Kerner Commission to examine the reasons why, and it concluded that the U.S. was "moving towards two societies, one black, one white, separate and unequal." Today, the city streets are populated more variously and suffering more quietly, but more people in U.S. cities are poorer now than ever before. As this book shows, U.S. cities are becoming poorhouses for blacks and Hispanics, and city life incubates hopelessness borne of un- and underemployment, criminal victimization, and racial discrimination, especially against nonwhite males
Social science and national policy by Fred R Harris( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadlock or decision : the U.S. Senate and the rise of national politics by Fred R Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of the cities; report by Commission on the Cities in the '70's( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at current problems of decay, bankruptcy, joblessness, crime, injustice to ethnic and recial groups, etc. intended as extension of the issues raised in the Kerner Report, 1968
The new populism by Fred R Harris( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Harris is against bigness--against the concentrated economic and political power in American government, corporations, unions, and institutions that exploits most of us. His new populism calls upon Americans to re-assert our individual rights and individual power by getting ourselves together adn forming a popular majority that will enable "we the people" to reclaim the power that is rightly ours
Coyote revenge by Fred R Harris( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man returns home from law school in 1930s Oklahoma, just as the sheriff is gunned down. Okie Dunn takes his job and searches for the killers, discovering that the sheriff was trying to buy oil-rich land from Indians
Easy pickin's by Fred R Harris( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Oklahoma town in the 1930s, an unexpected crime wave baffles the local sheriff and turns the town upside down
Alarms and hopes; a personal journey, a personal view by Fred R Harris( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defense of Congress by Fred R Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator himself, Harris also provides insightful suggestions for improving Congress in the future
America's democracy : the ideal and the reality by Fred R Harris( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now is the time; a new Populist call to action by Fred R Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baby bust : who will do the work? who will pay the taxes?( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the harvest : a novel by Fred R Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling with his father, along with a hump-backed hired hand, a whiny truck driver and his pretty wife, two cousins from Mississippi, and his father's best friend, Will makes his way from Vernon, Oklahoma, to Rhame, North Dakota ... Not everyone will make the return trip to Oklahoma, and when an accident claims a crew member's life, Will is forced to take charge and become mature beyond his years."--Publisher description
America's legislative processes : Congress and the states by Fred R Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings on the body politic by Fred R Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers Journal Race and Politics in America's Cities( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 40th anniversary of the landmark Kerner Commission Report on civil unrest, this edition of the Journal spotlights former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, one of the last living members of the original Commission, who discusses the root causes of the 1960s riots that rocked Newark, Detroit, and other U.S. cities. Harris reflects on his ongoing commitment to the cause of reducing racism and deep poverty in inner cities. Bill Moyers then interviews Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker, a dynamic voice for urban reform who shares the lessons he has learned and his vision for a brighter future for his city
Understanding American government by Fred R Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Mexico 2050( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's government by Fred R Harris( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Locked in the poorhouse : cities, race, and poverty in the United States
Alternative Names
Fred R. Harris American politician

Fred R. Harris Amerikaans politicus

Fred R. Harris amerikansk politikar

Fred R. Harris amerikansk politiker

Fred R. Harris personnalité politique américaine

Fred R. Harris US-amerikanischer Politiker

Fred Roy Harris amerikai szenátor

Harris, Fred.

Harris, Fred 1930-

Harris, Fred R.

Harris, Fred Roy.

Harris, Fred Roy 1930-

פרד רוי האריס

فرد روی هریس سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

فريد ر هاريس

弗里德·R·哈里斯

Languages
English (138)

German (1)

Covers
Deadlock or decision : the U.S. Senate and the rise of national politicsCoyote revengeEasy pickin'sIn defense of CongressThe baby bust : who will do the work? who will pay the taxes?Following the harvest : a novel