Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States

By Premilla Nadasen

First released in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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A re-assertion of masculinity appeared either an antidote to racism and a therapy for the preferred protests that heart the US was hoping to quash. a few welfare recipient leaders on the Pittsburgh convention expressed doubts approximately an electoral approach and resisted the circulation towards organizing the operating bad. Jennette Washington, a brand new York urban activist, defined: “I see that we can’t get it during the vote, not anything has been gotten in the course of the vote … We don’t have political energy and we need to sustain the [disruptive] strain if we wish to see our application, that we’ve been pushing for the reason that 1966, come via.

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In one other case, Dandridge v. Williams, legal professionals argued that Maryland’s perform of surroundings greatest public guidance gives you violated the equivalent defense clause as the country denied counsel to bad young ones in huge households to be had to terrible youngsters in small households. In 1970, the superb courtroom upheld Maryland’s correct to set relations greatest gives you and judge easy methods to distribute its scarce assets. In either instances, the courtroom disregarded the suggestion that the equivalent security clause assured a minimal source of revenue or a “right to stay” because the heart legal professionals argued.

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