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Protest by the poor: the welfare rights movement in New York City

Larry R. Jackson

Protest by the poor: the welfare rights movement in New York City

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Welfare rights movement -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Public welfare -- New York (State) -- New York

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 261-272.

      Statement[by] Larry R. Jackson [and] William A. Johnson.
      ContributionsJohnson, William Arthur, 1936- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV99.N59 J25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 289 p.
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5041386M
      ISBN 100669930628
      LC Control Number74000581


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Protest by the poor: the welfare rights movement in New York City. Lexington, Mass., Lexington Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Larry R Jackson; William A Johnson. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jackson, Larry R.

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West, Guida, The National Welfare Rights Movement: The Social Protest of Poor Women (New York, ). Reich, Charles, “ The New Property,” Yale Law Joural 73 (April ): –Cited by: 8. Eventually, Day’s Catholic Worker Movement would serve the poor in more than two hundred communities.

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