Grassroots Warriors : Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty
By: Naples, Nancy A.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Perspectives on Gender: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (296 p.).ISBN: 9781317796015.Subject(s): Poor -- United States | Women in community development -- United States | Women in community organization -- United States | Women political activists -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Grassroots Warriors : Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on PovertyDDC classification: 305.42/0973 | 305.420973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 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 for Community Work; 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 Poverty8. Shifting Standpoints on Politics and the State; Appendices; Appendix A. Methodological Considerations; Appendix B. A Demographic Profile of the Community Workers Interviewed, 1983-1985; Appendix C. Don't Bother Voting in Poverty Elections, 1966; Appendix D. Amending the War on Poverty; Appendix E. Permissible and Prohibited Activities, PAAC 1966; Appendix F. Map of Philadelphia's Twelve Poverty Areas, 1965; Appendix G. Maximum Participation Movement, Philadelphia 1966; Notes; References; Index
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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