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Poverty and Power: The Problem of Structural Inequality
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Poverty and Power: The Problem of Structural Inequality (Hardback)

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Most Americans persist in believing that poverty results primarily from individual deficiencies: people are poor because they lack intelligence, determination, and skills. In opposition to this dominant, individualistic view, Poverty and Power proposes that American poverty is a structural problem, resulting from the failings of the political economy, not the failings of the poor. In Poverty and Power Edward Royce argues that the current poverty problem originates from changes in the larger economic, political and cultural landscape and from a corresponding shift in the balance of power that has worked to the advantage of business over labor.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPoverty & unemploymentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial work Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 16/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9780742564435  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edward Royce is associate professor of sociology at Rollins College.

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