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Liberalism is not enough : race and poverty in postwar political thought /
Robin Marie Averbeck.
imprint
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
description
140 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
1469646633, 1469646641, 9781469646633, 9781469646640, 9781469646657
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imprint
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
isbn
1469646633
1469646641
9781469646633
9781469646640
9781469646657
contents note
Introduction -- The Drinking Water -- Diagnosing Poverty -- A Culture of Poverty -- Building the Blame -- Conclusion.
abstract
"In this intellectual history of the fraught relationship between race and poverty in the 1960s, Liberalism is not enough offers a sustained critique of the fundamental assumptions that structured thought and action on the postwar American left. Focusing on the figures associated with 'Great Society liberalism' like Daniel Patrick Moynihan, David Riesman, and Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Robin Marie Averbeck argues that these thinkers helped construct policies that never truly attempted a serious attack on the sources of racial inequality and injustice"--
catalogue key
11916906
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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