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Undeserving Poor

by Michael Katz

  • 9 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Poor,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Discrimination,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699853M
    ISBN 10067972561X
    ISBN 109780679725619

      The Undeserving Poor. and she burst into tears every time she saw baby books. She left work early a couple of times, she said, and was let go. Having been on the job just three months, she was. In Race and the Undeserving Poor, Robbie Shilliam does just this. He charts the development over the past years of a shifting postcolonial settlement that has produced a racialized distinction between the "deserving" and "undeserving" poor, the latest incarnation of which is a distinction between a deserving, neglected white working class.

    88 See Michael B. Katz, The Undeserving Poor: America’s Enduring Confrontation with Poverty 86–87 (2d ed. ) (stating that AFDC became unpopular when it was thought to benefit the undeserving poor, but that other programs—like Social Security for widows, Supplemental Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, federal housing programs.   Race and the Undeserving Poor: Response. J In the book I wanted to make clear that the stickiness of the deserving/underserving distinction is due to its various and continual racialization. Without this historical consciousness of social conservatism’s racialization, any call for the abandonment of such cruel and despotic.

    The “undeserving poor” Ma Tim Chipman When you work in Social Ministry you meet people from all walks of life with a wide variety of needs and differences in social belief of how the world should work. In Race and the Undeserving Poor, Robbie Shilliam does just this. He charts the development over the past years of a shifting postcolonial settlement that has produced a racialized distinction between the “deserving" and “undeserving" poor, the latest incarnation of which is a distinction between a deserving, neglected white working class and “others" who are .


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First published inThe Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty. Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B.

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To oversimplify, the core of the book is that poverty has been seen predominantly as a problem and a pathology of individuals, as the moral category "undeserving poor" (which keeps cropping up in different forms--even in Marx's lumpenproletariat) suggests/5. First published inThe Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty.

Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book. Undeserving Poor Michael Katz, Author Pantheon Undeserving Poor book $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Katz (In the Shadow of the Undeserving Poor book A Social History of Welfare in America).

First published inThe Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty. Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book. As the first did, it will force all concerned Americans to reconsider the foundations of our policies toward the poor, 4/5(1).

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The undeserving poor: from the war on poverty to the war on welfare Item Preview Poor, Poverty, Discrimination, Economic assistance, Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by PhanS on October 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   In the nineteenth century, critics and policy makers made a clear distinction between the “deserving” and the “undeserving” poor.

The deserving poor worked hard, kept their homes and families clean, went to church regularly, maintained sobriety, and otherwise adhered to middle-class morals. Instead, these initiatives allow for both a deserving and an undeserving poor.

A moral evaluation of the poor, however, contributes to the notion that poverty as an individual failing rather than a social problem. Negative stereotypes about the poor have long animated debate over welfare.

I propose to use the same standard to identify the “deserving” and “undeserving” poor. The deserving poor are those who can’t take – and couldn’t have taken – reasonable steps to avoid poverty. The undeserving poor are those who can take – or could have taken – reasonable steps to avoid poverty.

Professor Katz’s best-known books, “In the Shadow of the Poorhouse: A Social History of Welfare in America” () and “The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare Author: Paul Vitello. The following terms are drawn directly from Victorian Era British Law, but continue to be utilized here in the USA when addressing poverty in relation to society, politics, and resource more details about these concepts read: Historic Look at Concept of Deserving vs Undeserving Poor on Legal History Miscellany; list of books.

Undeserving is the story we've all been waiting for. Preachers. It felt like I waited years for this book, and when it finally went live, I bought it and let it sit on my kindle a little bit longer. I'm not sure why, but I regret doing it. This book was completely heartbreaking, but I loved it so much.

Preacher is telling his daughter Eva /5. "With the publication of The Undeserving Poor Michael B. Katz is destined to join a select set of brilliant writers who have changed how America thinks about poverty.

Like Michael Harrington's The Other America and William Ryan's Blaming the Victim, this new book has the real promise of shattering stereotypes."-- Barry : This Article proposes that class-based affirmative action enjoys widespread support from people across the political spectrum because it is imagined to benefit the "deserving poor." Unlike the "undeserving poor," the "deserving poor" are those who cannot be blamed for their poverty; their impoverishment is not due to individual behavioral or character flaws, but rather to.

The undeserving poor: from the war on poverty to the war on welfare User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Buttressing his analysis with excerpts from other prominent social and political observers, Katz traces the U.S.

government's political and financial policies vis-a-vis the least affluent U.S Read full review. The 'undeserving', such as vagrants and unmarried mothers, were treated harshly.

Ordered that all Vagrants admitted into this house be strictly searched by the Master and if there is found sufficient cash in their possession to furnish them with lodgings, that they be rejected. Wrexham Poor Law Guardians, 26th March   What was needed was a book that historicized ideas about poverty and tried to recast discourse along fresh lines.

The central thread in the story was the hoary distinction between the deserving and undeserving, or the worthy and unworthy, poor. The Undeserving Poor appeared late in The book sold well, and, even now, students continue to read it.

This book examines the historical development over the past two hundred years of a shifting postcolonial settlement in which the racialization of the “deserving” and “undeserving” poor persists, and through which the white working class emerges.

Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Rich and poor: deserving and undeserving the undeserving poor make an easy and popular target, especially when public money is tight again.The Undeserving Poor From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare (Book): Katz, Michael B.: For the first time in over twenty-five years.

the issue of poverty -- and our failure to deal with it -- is back at the top of the policy agenda and on the front page of the news. In this magisterial overview social historian Michael B. Katz, examines the ideas and assumptions that have .(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary First published inThe Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty.

Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book.