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ERIC Number: EJ317707
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Has Poverty Been Feminized in Black America?
Burnham, Linda
Black Scholar, v16 n2 p14-24 Mar-Apr 1985
Argues that class and race are more significant causative factors in Black women's impoverishment than is gender and that the female poor are disproportionately composed of minorities. Criticizes "feminization of poverty" analysis as misrepresenting dynamics of female poverty in the U.S. and misidentifying population sectors most at risk of becoming poor. (CMG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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