Poverty in America Bibliography


1.    Albelda, Randy Pearl and Ann Withorn. Lost Ground : Welfare Reform, Poverty, And Beyond.  Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2002.

2.    -----. Reforming Welfare, Redefining Poverty.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2001.

3.    Bailey, Randall C. and Tina Pippin. Race, Class and the Politics of Biblical Translation.  Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1996.

4.    Burton, C. Emory. The Poverty Debate : Politics and the Poor in America.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1999.

5.    Collins, Chuck and Felice Yeskel. Economic Apartheid in America :  A Primer on Economic Inequality & Insecurity.  New York: New Press, 2000.

6.    Collins, Sheila D. Let Them Eat Ketchup! : The Politics of Poverty and Inequality.  New York: Monthly Review Press, 1996.

7.    Cordero-Guzman, Hector and Robert R. Smith. Migration, Transnationalization, And Race in a Changing New York.   Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001.

8.    Cowie, Jefferson R. and Joseph Heathcott. Beyond the Ruins : The Meanings of Deindustrialization.  Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 2003.

9.    Danziger, Sheldon and Robert H. Haveman. Understanding Poverty.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

10.   Danziger, Sheldon and Gary D. Sandefur. Confronting Poverty : Prescriptions for Change.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

11.   Darby, Michael R. Reducing Poverty In America : Views and Approaches.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2001.

12.   Delgado, Richard and Jean Stefancic. Critical Race Theory : The Cutting Edge.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000.

13.   Duncan, Cynthia M. and Robert Coles. Worlds Apart : Why Poverty Persists in Rural America.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999.

14.   Good, Judith  and Jeff Maskovsky. New Poverty Studies : The Ethnography of Power, Politics, and Impoverished People in the United States.  New York: New York University Press, 2001.

15.   Handler, Joel F. The Poverty of Welfare Reform.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995.

16.   hooks, bell. Where We Stand : Class Matters.  New York: Routledge, 2000.

17.   Kushnick, Louis and James Jennings. A New Introduction to Poverty: The Role of Race, Power, and Politics.  New York: New York University Press, 1999.

18.   Nash, Gary B. Race, Class And Politics : Essays on American Colonial and Revolutionary Society.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986.

19.   O’Connor, Alice. Poverty Knowledge : Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor In Twentieth U.S. History.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.

20.   Page, Benjamin and James Roy Simmons. What Government Can Do : Dealing With Poverty and Inequality.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

21.   Quadagno, Jill S. The Color of Welfare : How Racism Undermined the War on Poverty.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

22.   Shein, Lori. Inequality : Opposing Viewpoints in Social Problems.   San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1998.

23.   Stein, Judith. The World of Marcus Garvey : Race and Class in Modern Society.  Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 1996.

24.   Sugrue, Thomas J. The Origins of the Urban Crisis : Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998.

Journal Articles

1.    Cocca, Carolyn E. "From Welfare Queen to Exploited Teen : Welfare Dependency And Statutory Rape." NSWA Journal v. 14, no. 2 (2002): 56-79.

2.    Conyers, James E. "Racial Inequality : Emphasis on Explanations." Western Journal of Black Studies v. 24, no. 4 (2002): 249-254.

3.    Curren, Laura. "The Culture of Race, Class and Poverty : The Emergence of a Cultural Discourse in Early Cold War Social Work." Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare v. 30, no. 3 (Sept. 2003): 15-38.

4.    Day-Vines, Norma L. "Counseling African American Adolescents : The Impact of Race, Culture, and Middle Class Status." Professional School Counseling v. 7, no. 1 (Oct. 2003): 40-51.

5.    Farley, Reynolds. "The Age of Extremes : A Revisionist Perspective." Demography no. 33 (Nov. 1996): 417-420 .

6.    Hacker, Andrew. "Affirmative Action." Dissent v. 42 (Fall 1995): 465-467.

7.    Hodgkinson, Harold L. "What Should We Call People? Race, Class and the Census for 2000."  Phi Delta Kappan no. 77 (Oct. 1995): 173-176.

8.    Jaynes, Gerald D. "Race and Class in Postindustrial Employment." The American Economic Review v. 88, no. 2 (1998): 357-362.

9.    Kaufman, Jonathan. "Covering Race, Poverty and Class in the New Gilded Age." Nieman Reports v. 55, no. 1 (2001): 25-26.

10.   Morgen, Sandra. "The Anthropology of Welfare Reform : New Prospectives on U.S. Urban Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era." Annual Review of Anthropology v. 32 (2003): 315-338.

11.   O’Connor, Alice. "Poverty Research and Policy For the Post-Welfare Era." Annual Review of Sociology v. 26, no. 3 (2000): 648-651.

12.   Patterson, Orlando. "The Paradox of Integration." The New Republic v. 213 (Nov. 6): 24-27.

13.   Schneider, Jo Anne. "Changing U. S. Neighborhoods : Patterns, Postmodern Analysis, and Policy Relevance." American Anthropologist v. 101, no. 3 (Sept. 1999): 648-651.

14.   Thernstrom, Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom. "Black Progress : How Far We’ve Come, And How Far We Have To Go." The Brookings Review v. 16, no. 2 (1998): 12-16.

15.   Thernstrom, Abigail M. "Black Republicans." The Public Interest no. 120 (Summer 1995): 106-110.

16.   Whitehead, Barbara Defoe. "Sex, Families, Race, Poverty, Welfare." The American Enterprise v. 6 (Jan./Feb. 1995): 33.

Web Pages

1.    Institute for Global Communications. IGC Internet.  2004. Web Page. URL: http://www.igc.org/. Accessed 3 Dec. 2004.

2.    Southern Poverty Law Center. Southern Poverty Law Center. 2004. Web Page. URL: http://www.splcenter.org/center/about.jsp. Accessed 13 Jan. 2005.

3.    University of Virginia Library. Geospatial and Statistical Data Center. 2004. Web Page. URL: http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/. Accessed 13 Jan. 2005.

4.    -----. Geostat Center : Historical Census Browser.  2004. Web Page. URL: http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/. Accessed 13 Jan. 2005.

Compiled by Mike Friery
Library Liaison for Political Science