"The Politics of Disgust is a very thoughtful, theoretically sophisticated, empirically rich analysis of the discourse of welfare reform."-Political Science Quarterly,
"An important contribution to our understanding."-Perspectives on Politics,
"For those concerned about inequality and democratic theory in America, Hancock's introduction alone, in which she frames the characteristics of politics of disgust, makes the book worthwhile."-Perspectives on Politics,
"Brilliantly conceived and executed. . .[A] stunning work of public policy that, if embraced, could radically change 'welfare'and Americaas we know it."-Robin D. G. Kelley,author of Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
"[A] challenging and disturbing account of the impact of stereotypes in politics. Anyone interested in the means by which the poor, the unpopular, and the alienated are kept from participating in politics to demand better treatment should read this book."-Frank R. Baumgartner,coauthor of Agendas and Instability in American Politics
Ange-Marie Hancock is assistant professor of political science and African American studies at Yale University.