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Brutal Need : Lawyers and the Welfare Rights Movement, 1960-1973 - 93 edition

Brutal Need : Lawyers and the Welfare Rights Movement, 1960-1973 (ISBN10: 0300064241; ISBN13: 9780300064247)
ISBN13: 978-0300064247
ISBN10: 0300064241

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0300053784
ISBN10: 0300053789

Summary: During the 1960s a new breed of "poverty lawyers"-in collaboration with welfare recipient activists-mounted a legal campaign to create a constitutional right to welfare. The collaboration worked significant changes in the social welfare system of the United States and in the scope of individual constitutional rights. In this first in-depth account, Martha F. Davis tells the behind-the-scenes story of the strategies, successes, failures, and frustrations of
that important campaign.
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Summary: During the 1960s a new breed of "poverty lawyers"-in collaboration with welfare recipient activists-mounted a legal campaign to create a constitutional right to welfare. The collaboration worked significant changes in the social welfare system of the United States and in the scope of individual constitutional rights. In this first in-depth account, Martha F. Davis tells the behind-the-scenes story of the strategies, successes, failures, and frustrations of that important campaign. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
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Publisher: Yale University Press
Year Published: 1993
International: No



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