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Pimpare, Stephen
A people's history of poverty in America / Stephen Pimpare
New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HC110.P6 P56 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Poverty -- United States -- History
Poor -- United States -- History
Social classes -- United States -- History
Physical Description xii, 322 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-304) and index
Contents Introduction : the indignant poor and the constants of relief -- Survive : my brother's keeper -- Sleep : a place to call home -- Eat : dumpster diving -- Work : (in)dependence -- Love : women and children first -- Respect : the price of relief -- Escape : black and blue -- Surrender : a culture of poverty? -- Resist : bread or blood -- Epilogue : poor math
Series New Press people's history

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