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Title:
The constraint of race : legacies of white skin privilege in America
Author:
Williams, Linda F.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
viii, 429 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
America's first undeserving and deserving poor : beneficiaries of the Freedmen's Bureau and Civil War veterans' pensions -- White security : the birth of the American welfare state -- Assault on white privilege : civil rights and the great society -- Path bends : retrenchment from Nixon to Reagan-Bush -- Racially charged policy making : crime and welfare reform in the Clinton years -- Addressing "America's constant curse" : the politics of civil rights in the Clinton years -- Whose welfare system is it anyway? : the three tracks of social citizenship and racial inequality -- "Problem of race" : American social policy at the dawn of a new century.
ISBN:
9780271022536

9780271025353
Format :
Book