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Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race

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Disciplining the Poor explains the transformation of poverty governance over the past forty years—why it happened, how it works today, and how it affects people. In the process, it clarifies the central role of race in this transformation and develops a more precise account of how race shapes poverty governance in the post–civil rights era. Connecting welfare reform to oth ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published November 30th 2011 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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