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Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty / Edition 1
     

Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty / Edition 1

by Nancy A. Naples
 

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ISBN-10: 0415910250

ISBN-13: 9780415910255

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415910255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Perspectives on Gender Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Women Warriors in the War on Poverty

PART II: THE U.S. WAR ON POVERTY

2. Contradictions of New Careers

3. Community Action in Differing Political Contexts

PART III: MOTIVATIONS AND INSPIRATIONS

4. Pathways to Community Work

5. Activist Mothering, Community Caretaking, and Civic Work

PART IV: THE GENDERED POLITICS OF COMMUNITY WORK

6. Dynamics of Race, Class, and Feminist Praxis

7. Intergenerational Continuity of Community Work

PART V: CONCLUSION: LESSONS FOR A RENEWED WAR ON POVERTY

8. Shifting Standpoints on Politics and the State

APPENDICES

A. Methodological Considerations

B. A Demographic Profile of the Community Workers Interviewed

C. Don't Bother Voting in Poverty Elections

D. Amending the War on Poverty

E. Permissable and Prohibited Activities PAAC 1966

F. Map of Philadelphia's Twelve Poverty Areas

G. Maximum Participation Movement, Philadelphia 1966

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