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America's Struggle against Poverty, 1900-1994 (rev.) Paperback – September 29, 2000

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Patterson...adds a useful part to the complex puzzle of fluctuating interrelationships between perceptions and widescale cyclical and structural poverty. In the process, he debunks much of the mythology and stereotyping of poor people, especially ethnic poor and the culture of poverty thesis...Well-written, copiously documented. -- Joseph F. Wilson "American Political Science Review"

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James T. Patterson is Professor of History at Brown University.

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