Poverty Is On Purpose
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Call for reading suggestions
Sara Rankin @ProfSaraRankin 8:28 AM - 18 Jan 2018
"What are your go-to texts for explaining the intention and self-preserving function of institutional and systemic discrimination?"
Reading list from Sara Rankin
(initially posted by Sara Rankin on Twitter, 18 Jan 2018):
- Dimed to Death.
- Hand to Mouth.
- Bacon, David. (displacement and migration).
- Desmond, Matthew. Evicted.
- DeParle. American Dream.
- Edelman, Peter - works.
- Freire. Pedagogy of the Poor.
- Gilmore, Ruthie (prison boom)
- Knight. Institutions and Social Conflict.
- Lipman. "Antipoverty Measures."
- Kozol, Jonathan - works.
- McCluskey, Mary - work.
- Piven & Cloward. Regulating the Poor.
- Rothstein, Edward. The Color of Law.
- Soss, et al. Disciplining the Poor.
- Tiabbi, The Divide.
"I like The Divide (explaining how the rich commit fraud to enrich themselves and to preserve the status quo) because it is a little more popular/mainstream media accessible."
- Sudbury, Julia. (on militarism)
- Taylor, Keeanga-Yahmahtta (on US anti-black racism).
Suggestions from respondents
- Hatcher, Daniel L. (@PovertyLawProf). Poverty Industry.
(suggested by Colleen Shanahan @shanahanlawprof)