Poverty in America: An Encyclopedia

  • Title: Poverty in America: An Encyclopedia
  • Author: Russell M. Lawson Benjamin A. Lawson
  • ISBN: 9780313333989
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Poverty in America An Encyclopedia How has the U S dealt throughout its long history with one of the worlds oldest problems Although poverty has always been part of the human experience societal reactions and responses to it have be
    How has the U.S dealt, throughout its long history, with one of the worlds oldest problems Although poverty has always been part of the human experience, societal reactions and responses to it have been as varied as the condition has been static Poverty in America has its own turbulent history of causes, effects, and remedies, from debtor s prison to the War on Poverty,How has the U.S dealt, throughout its long history, with one of the worlds oldest problems Although poverty has always been part of the human experience, societal reactions and responses to it have been as varied as the condition has been static Poverty in America has its own turbulent history of causes, effects, and remedies, from debtor s prison to the War on Poverty, from Social Darwinism to food stamps This in depth encyclopedia covers the entire history of American poverty from every angle historical, social, cultural, political, spiritual, and literary How has poverty been defined in America What has been done to prevent it How have minority groups been affected How has the church reacted And what, if anything, can be done to eliminate it Poverty in America covers these issues in vivid detail, from the colonial period to the Industrial Revolution to the global economy of the 21st century Impactful primary document excerpts from key periods throughout American history are also included, providing firsthand accounts from all sides of the issue A chronology of events and an extensive bibliography round out this fascinating work.

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    About Russell M. Lawson Benjamin A. Lawson


    1. I was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma My first intellectual interest was in ancient Greek mythology, which led to a lifelong interest in the history of the ancient Mediterranean I matriculated at Oklahoma State University from 1975 to 1979, majoring in history From 1980 to 1982 I studied at OSU for a Master s degree in Ancient Mediterranean history My Master s thesis was The Civil Administration of the Emperor Constantius II From 1982 to 1987, I was in the Ph.D program at the University of New Hampshire, studying American history My first full time teaching jobs were at Merrimack College in Massachusetts the College of St Joseph in Vermont and Plymouth State University in New Hampshire My family returned to Oklahoma in 1991, settling in Stillwater, while I taught history for nine years at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics In 2000, I took a position at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma After twelve years at Bacone, I am now Professor of History During the last decade I have published a variety of different books and have another on the way.I am fascinated by explorers, scientists, and thinkers In 2010, I was Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Transnational Studies at Brock University, where I taught History of the First Nations and researched the experiences of Anglican missionaries to the First Nations of Ontario in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries I lived at St Catharines, Ontario, for four months, and discovered what it is like to be a Canadian In December, 2011, Fulbright Canada awarded me a grant to help establish a traditional organic garden for teaching purposes at Bacone College.


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