Women and Children in Poverty By Diana Pearce Vol. 8, No. 1, 1986 pp. 1-2, 16-20 Two out of three adults in poverty today are women. Three-fourths of America’s more than 34 million poor consist of women and their children.
American Poverty, World Poverty By Ray Marshall Vol. 8, No. 1, 1986, pp. 3-7 For poor people in this country, and in the world, the outlook is not good. And because the lives of the poor are joined together with
Casualty Count. The War Against the Poor By Robert Greenstein Vol. 8, No. 1, 1986, pp. 7-10 If you look at the statistics of American poverty today, one set–the figures for children’s poverty–hits you over the head. Fifteen years ago
Southern Liberal Journalists and the Issue of Race, 1920-1944 by John T. Kneebone. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1985. Reviewed by Patricia Sullivan Vol. 8, No. 1, 1986, pp. 22-24 The term “liberal” often obscures more than
In Country, a novel by Bobbie Ann Mason. Harper &Row 247 pp. $15.95 Reviewed by John Egerton Vol. 8, No.1, 1986, pp. 20-22 The tumultuous decade of the 1960s still hovers over us like a great gray cloud, a mighty