By Stephen Pimpare
Through prodigious archival study and lucid research, Pimpare info the ways that charity and reduction for the negative were inseparable, usually, from the scorn and disapproval of these who might aid them. within the wealthy and infrequently staggering old tales he has accumulated from the negative in the USA, Pimpare overturns any easy conclusions approximately how the terrible see themselves or what it sounds like to be poorand he indicates truly that the bad are all too usually acutely aware that charity comes with a value. it's that expense that Pimpare eloquently questions during this publication, reminding us via robust anecdotes, a few heart-wrenching and a few unusually funny, that poverty isn't really easily an ethical failure.
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A People’s History of Poverty in America (The New Press People's History Series) by Stephen Pimpare