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The Undeserving Poor - a book by Katz, Michael B.

The Undeserving Poor

America's Enduring Confrontation with Poverty: Fully Updated and Revised

The Undeserving Poor( )
Author: Katz, Michael B.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

The Undeserving Poor is a history of the ideas that underlie America's enduring confrontation with poverty. The book shows that poverty remains a national disgrace in part because of the way we define and think about it - which, in turn, shapes the energy we put, or don't put, into its eradication.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 x 0.971 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Katz, Michael B. (Author)
Michael B. Katz is a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania & the author of ten books, including "The Undeserving Poor" & "In the Shadow of the Poorhouse". A Fellow of the Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies & the Russell Sage Foundation, he lives in Philadelphia & Oquossoc, Maine.


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