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Poor People's Movements
Why They Succeed, How They Fail
Frances Fox Piven - 1978-12-11 (first published in 1977)
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Have the poor fared best by participating in conventional electoral politics or by engaging in mass defiance and disruption? The authors of the classic Regulating The Poor assess the successes and failures of these two strategies as they examine, in this provocative study, four protest movements of lower-class groups in 20th century America:-- The ...
Angus Johnston
@AlyssaRosenberg @arncj32 Piven and Cloward are great on this, and a big touchstone for a lot of activists today. Their book "Poor People's Movements" is 40 years old, but it remains crucial reading.      source
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