Poverty in the American Dream: Women & Children First
A classic in feminist and economic theory, this pamphlet analyzes the impact of social service cutbacks, changes in the job market, and victim-blaming myths like the "Black matriarchy" theses of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and George Gilder. Also highlights a progressive agenda for the future.
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