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Welfare warriors : the welfare rights movement in the United States

Author: Premilla Nadasen
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the welfare rights movement of the 1960s which sought to organize the poor to make demands upon the system and in the process create a more humane welfare program.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Premilla Nadasen
ISBN: 041594578X 9780415945783 0415945798 9780415945790
OCLC Number: 55105463
Description: xix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins of the welfare rights movement --
Dignity and representation --
More money now! --
In the name of equality --
Internal tensions --
The guaranteed annual income --
Decline of the movement.
Responsibility: Premilla Nadasen.
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""Nadasen has written the definitive history of the welfare rights movement that, for a brief moment, turned welfare into a program that helped rather than punished poor women. Carefully researched Read more...

 
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