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ERIC Number: ED061397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 200
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Poor Americans: How the Poor White Live.
Pilisuk, Marc; Pilisuk, Phyllis
Contents of this book include the following essays which originally appeared in "Transaction" magazine: (1) "Poor Americans: an introduction," Marc Pilisuk and Phyllis Pilisuk; (2) "How the white poor live," Marc Pilisuk and Phyllis Pilisuk; (3) "The culture of poverty," Oscar Lewis; (4) "Life in Appalachia--the case of Hugh McCaslin," Robert Coles; (5) "Labor waste in New York: rural exploitation and migrant workers," William H. Friedland; (6) "The serpent-handling religions of West Virginia," Nathan L. Gerrard; (7) "White gangs," Walter B. Miller; (8) "Homeless men," David Pittman; (9) "How teachers learn to help children fail," Estelle Fuchs; (10) "Becky and the Telegraph Avenue life style," Marc Pilisuk, Lilyan Binder, Claire Brady, Sandra Broemel, Susan Cady, Robert Hart, Ann Ohren, and William Smolak; (11) "Medical ghettos," Anselm L. Strauss; and, (12) "The strange case of public dependency," Martin Rein. (JM)
Transaction Books, Rutgers, The State University, New Brunswick, N.J. 08903 ($2.45)
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