Blessed Are the Poor?

Blessed Are the Poor?

by Pamela D. Couture
     
 

In this penetrating examination of the reasons behind women's poverty in the United States, Pamela D. Couture argues that a logic of interdependence, informed by a feminist reappropriation of the classical theological tradition of Luther and Wesley, offers a basis for a more responsive, and responsible, family policy of "universalized care." Blessed Are the Poor?… See more details below

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In this penetrating examination of the reasons behind women's poverty in the United States, Pamela D. Couture argues that a logic of interdependence, informed by a feminist reappropriation of the classical theological tradition of Luther and Wesley, offers a basis for a more responsive, and responsible, family policy of "universalized care." Blessed Are the Poor? argues that the language of a long-standing American tradition--self sufficiency--has informed American family policy and has in turn contributed to the growth of women's poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687036158
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
07/01/1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.66(d)

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