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America's new war on poverty : a reader for action

Author: Robert Lavelle; Blackside, Inc.
Publisher: San Francisco : KQED Books, ©1995.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
America's new war on poverty.
San Francisco : KQED Books, ©1995
(OCoLC)622739296
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lavelle; Blackside, Inc.
ISBN: 0912333375 9780912333373
OCLC Number: 31410815
Notes: "Companion to the Public television series: America's war on poverty."
Description: xxxii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of program profiles (p.viii) --
About this book (p.ix) --
Foreword / Daniel Schorr (p.xi) --
Introduction / Harry Hampton (p.xiii) --
Prologue: Everything has changed, except the way we think. Secession of the successful / Robert B. Reich (p.xvi) --
Poverty and power / James Jennings (p.xxv) --
Are we a humane nation? / Arthur I. Blaustein (p.xxix) --
pt. 1. When children are poor (p.2). Sawdust / Chris Offutt (p.4) --
What is poverty? / Carolyn Shaw Bell (p.14) --
So how did I get here? / Rosemary Bray (p.18) --
Sharers / Connie Porter (p.31) --
Excerpt from Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison (p.41) --
The circuit / Francisco Jimeńez (p.45) --
The manful life of Nicholas, 10 / Isabel Wilkerson (p 53) --
The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara (p.65). Cont.): Lessons for a new war on poverty / An interview with Marian Wright Edelman (p.76) --
pt. 2. Poverty, families, and friends (p.78). Getting nowhere / Tony Horwitz (p.80) --
Getting the facts of life / Paulette Childress White (p.88) --
On and then off welfare / an interview with Jacqueline Pope (p.99) --
Douglas, Wyoming : an oral history / Connie Arthur (p.101) --
Confronting slaughter in the streets / Brent Staples (p.110) --
On the meaning of plumbing and poverty / Melanie Scheller (p.118) --
The death of a farm / Amy Jo Keifer (p.124) --
Circling raven / Janet Campbell Hale (p.127) --
Daniel / Lars Eighner (p.136) --
Excerpt from Rachel and her children / Jonathan Kozol (p.142) --
pt. 3. Communities in poverty (p.150). Cont.): Excerpt from The Milagro Beanfield War / John Nichols (p.152) --
Ernesto J. Cortes, Jr. : organizer / An interview by Bill Moyers (p.163) --
Travels / Alice Walker (p.176) --
Inside trey-nine / Reporters of Newsweek (p.182) --
The triple whammy / an interview with Sylvester Monroe (p.193) --
Like a prison / David Gonzalez (p.196) --
In the fields of King Coal / Fenton Johnson (p.207) --
Working with volunteers / an interview with Sue Ella Kobak (p.217) --
Conclusion : ideas, strategies, and resources. "Them" or "us"? / Michael Katz (p.220) --
Responsibility for reducing poverty / Peter B. Edelman (p.223) --
Communitarian vs. individualistic capitalism / Lester Thurow (p.227). Cont.): Appendix A: Giving Service : resources for action as citizen, neighbor, community member and employee (p.233) --
Appendix B: Policy, history and poverty : an annotated bibliography / James Jennings (p.235) --
Appendix C: Stories and voices : 35 novels to continue the dialogue / Arthur I. Blaustein (p.239) --
About the contributors (p.239).
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Robert Lavelle and the staff of Blackside, Inc. ; foreword by Daniel Schorr ; introduction by Henry Hampton.

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