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Freedom is not enough : the Moynihan report and America's struggle over black family life : from LBJ to Obama

Author: James T Patterson
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the release and reception of Moynihan's report "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action" then and in the forty-five years since.
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Named Person: Daniel P Moynihan; Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Patterson
ISBN: 9780465013579 0465013570 9780465028535 0465028535
OCLC Number: 435418545
Description: xvii, 264 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The pluck of the Irish --
The case for national action --
The report --
"The moment lost" --
Families, welfare, and race, 1966-1968 --
Moynihan, Nixon, and the Family Assistance Plan --
Unproductive dialogue, 1971-1983 --
Combating the silence, 1984-1994 --
Welfare reform, slavery, and jeremiads --
Families in the early 2000s --
From Cosby to Obama.
Responsibility: James T. Patterson.

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William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University ""Freedom is Not Enough" is a well written, insightful, and carefully documented social history of the Read more...

 
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