The war on poverty : a new grassroots history, 1964-1980 (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The war on poverty : a new grassroots history, 1964-1980

Author: Annelise Orleck; Lisa Gayle Hazirjian
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the long War on Poverty from the 1960s onward, this book makes a controversial argument that Lyndon Johnson's programs were in many ways a success, reducing poverty rates and weaving a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
War on poverty.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011012914
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annelise Orleck; Lisa Gayle Hazirjian
ISBN: 9780820331010 0820331015 9780820339498 0820339490 9780820341842 0820341843
OCLC Number: 897051597
Notes: Includes index
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 503 p.) illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Battles over community action --
pt. 2. Poor mothers and the war on poverty --
pt. 3. The war on poverty, the civil rights movement, and southern politics --
pt. 4. What do they really mean by community development?
Responsibility: edited by Annelise Orleck and Lisa Gayle Hazirjian

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