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Listening to the Voices of Poor Women : Journal of Social Issues - Bernice Lott

Listening to the Voices of Poor Women

Journal of Social Issues

By: Bernice Lott (Editor), Heather E. Bullock (Editor), Irene Hanson Frieze (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd February 2002
ISBN: 9781405100816
Number Of Pages: 242

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The subject of poverty in the United States is one of central concern, with regards to social issues and justice. Its relative invisibility in psychology reflects the discipline's dominant middle-class standpoint. This issue focuses specifically on the voices of poor women in the United States.

Part I: Introduction:.

1. "Who Are the Poor?": Bernice Lott, University of Rhode Island; Heather E. Bullock: University of California-Santa Cruz.

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 Cruz.

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 Psychiatric Institute.

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 York.

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 .

ISBN: 9781405100816
ISBN-10: 1405100818
Series: Journal of Social Issues
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 2nd February 2002
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 230.13 x 156.72  x 10.21
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1

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