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The Resource A movement without marches : African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia, Lisa Levenstein

A movement without marches : African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia, Lisa Levenstein

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A movement without marches : African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia
Title
A movement without marches
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African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia
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Lisa Levenstein
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Language
eng
Summary
In this bold interpretation of U.S. history, Lisa Levenstein reframes highly charged debates over the origins of chronic African American poverty and the social policies and political struggles that led to the postwar urban crisis. A Movement Without Marches follows poor black women as they traveled from some of Philadelphia's most impoverished neighborhoods into its welfare offices, courtrooms, public housing, schools, and hospitals, laying claim to an unprecedented array of government benefits and services. Levenstein uncovers the constraints that led women to public institutions, emphasizin
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
A movement without marches : African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia, Lisa Levenstein
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A movement without marches : African American women and the politics of poverty in postwar Philadelphia, Lisa Levenstein
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807889985_levenstein
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The multidimensionality of poverty in a postwar city -- "Tired of being seconds" on ADC -- Hard choices at 1801 Vine -- Housing, not a home -- "Massive resistance" in the public schools -- A hospital of their own
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1 online resource (xvi, 300 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780807871645
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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