Outside the Dream: Child Poverty in America

Outside the Dream: Child Poverty in America

by Stephen Shames
     
 

Outside the Dream: Child Poverty in America, Photographs by Stephen Shames. Introduction by Jonathan Kozol; Afterword by Marian Wright Edelman. Documentary photography at its most riveting, Shames focuses attention on one of our most urgent social problems: the almost thirteen million children of poverty adrift in an affluent society. 50 blackandwhite duotone…  See more details below

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Outside the Dream: Child Poverty in America, Photographs by Stephen Shames. Introduction by Jonathan Kozol; Afterword by Marian Wright Edelman. Documentary photography at its most riveting, Shames focuses attention on one of our most urgent social problems: the almost thirteen million children of poverty adrift in an affluent society. 50 blackandwhite duotone photographs, 9 X 10 1/2, 88 pages. paperback;

Outside the Dream is often disturbing, sometimes hopeful, but always deeply moving."

Senator Edward Kennedy

"Outside the Dream is the latest milepost on Steve Shames' perilous journey of sharing the life of the endangered young. His work is in the tradition of Jacob Riis, Lewis W. Hine, Dorothea Lange, and Gene Richards."

Cornell Capa, Director, International Center for Photography

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A photo-documentary of the lives of children who live in poverty in the US, produced in association with the Children's Defense Fund. The introduction is by Jonathan Kozol, the afterword by Marian Wright Edelman. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780893814687
Publisher:
Aperture Foundation
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.34(d)

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