Poor People's Movements (Paperback)
Why They Succeed, How They Fail
Vintage, 9780394726977, 416pp.
Publication Date: December 12, 1978
-- The mobilization of the unemployed during the Great Depression that gave rise to the Workers' Alliance of America
-- The industrial strikes that resulted in the formation of the CIO
-- The Southern Civil Rights Movement
-- The movement of welfare recipients led by the National Welfare Rights Organization.
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Praise For Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail…
-- E.J. Hobsbawm, New York Review of Books
"This beautifully written book is the most exciting and important political study in years."
-- S. M. Miller, Department of Sociology, Boston University.
"Of the first importance; it is bound to have a wide and various influence; and it is disturbing."
-- Jack Beatty, The Nation