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Myths about the powerless : contesting social inequalities

Author: M Brinton Lykes
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the realities of social inequality, providing critical analyses of contemporary issues at the center of national debate homelessness, the underclass, poverty, welfare, unemployment, health  Read more...

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Named Person: William Ryan; William Ryan; William Ryan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Brinton Lykes
ISBN: 156639421X 9781566394215 1566394228 9781566394222
OCLC Number: 33862962
Description: xiv, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Equality, morality, and the health of democracy / S.M. Miller --
Culture, structure, and the underclass / Michael Morris --
The homeless shelter and the nineteenth-century poorhouse : comparing notes from two eras of "indoor relief" / Dennis P. Culhane --
Welfare reform and the new class war / Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward --
The so-called underclass and the future of antipoverty policy / Herbert J. Gans --
Mental health and unemployment : the making and unmaking of psychological casualties / Ramsay Liem and Joan Huser Liem --
Insisting on innocence : accounts of accountability by abusive men / Michelle Fine [and others] --
Meaning making in a context of genocide and silencing / M. Brinton Lykes --
Psychology, the distant other, and the dialectics of change in non-western societies / Ali Banuazizi --
Choices and chances : how a profit-driven health care system discriminates against middle-aged women / Paula B. Doress-Worters --
Cancer and poverty : double jeopardy for women / Jean V. Hardisty and Ellen Leopold --
The challenges facing community health centers in the 1990s : a voice from the inner city / Elizabeth Sparks --
Privatization and the global economy and mental health in Massachusetts / Matthew P. Dumont --
Women's abortion experiences as sources of political mobilization / Abijail J. Stewart and Sharon Gold-Steinberg --
Rethinking social action and community empowerment : a dialogue / Bill Berkowitz and Tom Wolf --
Art as community narrative : a resource for social change / R. Elizabeth Thomas and Julian Rappaport --
Dismantling the postwar social contract / Sumner M. Rosen.
Responsibility: edited by M. Brinton Lykes [and others].

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