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The Battle for Welfare Rights–Now Available

The Battle for Welfare Rights: Politics and Poverty in Modern America

Felicia Kornbluh

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.

Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4005-4 | $49.95 | £32.50

A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

The Battle for Welfare Rights"This is the most sophisticated study of welfare rights organizing to date. It engages with grassroots and high politics, social history and social thought. . . . While other books focus on ideas, structures, movement history, or poor women, Kornbluh does it all with insight and verve."–Eileen Boris, University of California, Santa Barbara

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