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Title XVI: Supplemental Security Income

Andrew W. Dobelstein

in Understanding the Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195366891
eISBN:
9780199894208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366891.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Title XVI of the Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), evolved as a hybrid form of assistance with a mixed pedigree. Daniel Patrick Moynihan sought to convince President Nixon to ... More


Moynihan, the Dissenters, and the Racialization of Poverty: A Liberal Turning Point That Did Not Turn

Frank Stricker

in Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker.8
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the racialization of poverty in the United States during the 1930s and 1960s, with emphasis on the views of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and the so-called Dissenters. It begins by ... More


Next Steps to Women's Liberation

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter scrutinizes important steps taken by women's liberation in detail. The chapter first discusses the origins of the anonymous SNCC position paper on women. The position paper presented a ... More


A Culture of Poverty

Robin Marie Averbeck

in Liberalism Is Not Enough: Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646640
eISBN:
9781469646664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646640.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 3 traces the history of the idea of a culture of poverty while unpacking its racist content. Of particular importance is Daniel Patrick Moynihan and his report on the black family, known as ... More


Building the Blame

Robin Marie Averbeck

in Liberalism Is Not Enough: Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646640
eISBN:
9781469646664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646640.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 4 explores the fate of the idea of a culture of poverty, tracing how it went from an idea articulated mostly by liberals for ostensibly liberal reasons to being a popular idea on the ... More


“Is It Too Late?,”: Speech Delivered at Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi, Summer 1971

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the summer of 1971, Fannie Lou Hamer spoke at Tougaloo College, a private historically black liberal arts institution in Mississippi. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the school emerged as a center ... More


From Brown v. Board to Head Start

David A. Varel

in The Lost Black Scholar: Resurrecting Allison Davis in American Social Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226534886
eISBN:
9780226534916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534916.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The ninth chapter traces Davis’s influence into the 1950s and 1960s, when his research continued to effect social change. In particular, Davis contributed to two historic liberal achievements within ... More


Deliver Us from Evil: Black Family Hauntings in a Neoliberal State

Simone C. Drake

in When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226363837
eISBN:
9780226364025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364025.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter uses Hwesu S. Murray v. National Broadcasting Company, Inc., (1987) as a theoretical tool for analysing three films: Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep (1977); Kasi Lemmon’s The Caveman’s ... More


Liberalism Is Not Enough: Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

Robin Marie Averbeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646640
eISBN:
9781469646664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646640.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In this intellectual history of the fraught relationship between race and poverty in the 1960s, Robin Marie Averbeck offers a sustained critique of the fundamental assumptions that structured liberal ... More


Conclusion: Now a New Day Is upon Us

D'Weston Haywood

in Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643397
eISBN:
9781469643410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643397.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter closes the book, revisiting the book’s major arguments and themes by observing John Sengstacke at the height of his journalistic career as he looked out on the future of a weathered ... More


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