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Relational poverty politics : forms, struggles, and possibilities

Author: Victoria A Lawson; Sarah Elwood
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection examines the power and transformative potential of movements that fight against poverty and inequality. Broadly, poverty politics are struggles to define who is poor, what it means to be poor, what actions might be taken, and who should act. These movements shape the sociocultural and political economic structures that constitute poverty and privilege as material and social relations. Editors  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria A Lawson; Sarah Elwood
ISBN: 9780820353135 0820353132 9780820353142 0820353140
OCLC Number: 1007494528
Description: xvi, 248 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. (Un)Thinkable poverty politics / Sarah Elwood and Victoria Lawson --
Safety net politics: economic survival among impoverished grandmother caregivers / Lashawnda Pittman --
Differential inclusion through social assistance: migration, precarity, and diversity in Singapore / Junjia Ye --
Illegality, poverty, and higher education: a relational perspective on undocumented students and educational access / Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales --
Staying alive: AIDS activism as U.S. relational poverty politics / Jeff Maskovsky --
India's land impasse: infrastructure, rent, and resistance / Preeti Sampat --
Abject economies, Illiberal embodiment, and the politics of waste / David Boarder Giles --
Crushing red shirts and restoring Amart privilege: relations between violence, inequality, and poverty in Thailand / Jim Glassman --
Thinking from June 2013 in the Brazilian metropolis: new urban political assemblages, old state-society relations / Felipe Magalhāes --
"Check your privilege": the micropolitcs of cross-status alliances in the DREAM movement / Thomas Swerts --
Ethnographic alliance: hope and knowledge building through a South African story / Antonádia Borges --
Theater, hunger, politics: beginning a conversation / Dia Da Costa and Richa Nagar --
Conclusion. Politicizing poverty / Victoria Lawson and Sarah Elwood.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 39.
Responsibility: edited by Victoria Lawson and Sarah Elwood.

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Examines the power and transformative potential of movements that fight against poverty and inequality. Editors Victoria Lawson and Sarah Elwood focus on the politics of insurgent movements against  Read more...

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