Poor people's movements: why they succeed, how they fail

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Pantheon Books, 1977 - History - 381 pages
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Interesting book on the subject of social movements, and the role that political opportunity structures and mass disruption play in their success and/or failure. Read full review

Review: Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail

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Interesting book on the subject of social movements, and the role that political opportunity structures and mass disruption play in their success and/or failure. Read full review

Contents

The Unemployed Workers Movement
41
The Industrial Workers Movement
96
The Civil Rights Movement
181
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About the author (1977)

-->Frances Fox Piven is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the Graduate School, City University of New York. She is coeditor of "Work, Welfare and Politics". Her other award-winning books include "Regulating the Poor, Why Americans Don't Vote", and "Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail "(all with Richard Cloward).