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Poverty and power : the problem of structural inequality

Author: Edward Cary Royce
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Poverty and Power asserts that American poverty is a structural problem resulting from failings in our social system, rather than individual failings of the poor. The second edition has been revised  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Cary Royce
ISBN: 9781442238077 1442238070 9781442238084 1442238089
OCLC Number: 898092785
Description: xv, 375 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Poverty as a social problem --
part 1. Individualistic theories of poverty and inequality. The biogenetic theory of poverty and inequality --
The cultural theory of poverty and inequality --
The human capital theory of poverty and inequality --
part 2. A structural perspective on poverty: four systems. The economic system and poverty --
The political system and poverty --
The cultural system and poverty --
The social system and poverty --
part 3. A structural perspective on poverty: ten obstacles. Structural obstacles and the persistence of poverty (I) --
Structural obstacles and the persistence of poverty (I).
Responsibility: Edward Royce.

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Edward Royce's Poverty and Power provides a comprehensive look at the reasons why poverty persists in the United States and why it is so often taken for granted by many Americans. Royce's compelling Read more...

 
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