Part I: Introduction:.
1. "Who Are the Poor?": Bernice Lott, University of Rhode
Island; Heather E. Bullock: University of California-Santa
Part II: Beliefs About the Poor:.
2. "Attitudes Toward the Poor and Attributions for Poverty":
Catherine Cozzarelli, Kansas State University; Anna V. Wilkinson,
Rice University; Michael J. Tagler, Kansas State University.
3. "Media Images of the Poor": Heather E. Bullock, University of
California?Santa Cruz; Karen Fraser Wyche, New York
University; Wendy R. Williams: University of California?Santa
Part III: Needs, Strengths, and Barriers.
4. "Low-Income Parents and the Public Schools": Bernice Lott,
University of Rhode Island.
5. "Welfare Mother's Reflections on Personal Responsibility":
Jacquelin W. Scarbrough, Regis College.
6. "Low-Income Women Speak out About Housing: A High-Stakes Game
of Musical Chairs": Joan H. Rollins, Rhode Island College; Renee N.
Saris, Ball State University; Ingrid Johnston-Robledo: State
University of New York at Fredonia.
7. "Experiences of Women on Public Assistance": Guerda Nicolas,
College of St. Elizabeth; Varzi JeanBaptiste, New York State
8. "How Can You Pull Yourself up by Your Bootstraps, if You
Don't Have Boots? Work-Appropriate Clothing for Poor Women": Diane
M. Turner-Bowker, QualityMetric, Inc.
Part IV: Applied Research in Community Agencies:.
9. "More Than Epistemology: Relationships in Applied Research
With Underserved Communities": Anne E. Brodsky, University of
Maryland Baltimore County.
10. "Negotiating Partnerships in Research on Poverty With
Community-Based Agencies": Pamela Trotman Reid, University of
Michigan; Eduardo Vianna, Graduate Center, City University of New
Part V: Public Policy Implications:.
11. "Poverty, Welfare, and Patriarchy: How Macro-Level Changes
in Social Policy Can Help Low-Income Women": Joy K. Rice,
University of Wisconsin?Madison .