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"Piven has embodied the best of American democracy."—The Nation

Frances Fox Piven reminds us why we must understand the labor, civil-rights, and anti-imperialist struggles of the Depression era if we are going to advance the struggles of the present.

Frances Fox Piven is the author of many important books.


The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.

About the Author

Frances Fox Piven is the past Vice-President of the American Political Science Association, has served as program co-chair of the annual political science meetings, and is a past president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. She is currently President of the American Sociological Association. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the President's Award of the American Public Health Association, and the American Sociological Association's Career Award for the Practice of Sociology, as well as their award for the Public Understanding of Sociology.

She is the author of the bestselling Poor People's Movements, Regulating the Poor, and Why Americans Don't Vote (with the late Richard A. Cloward), as well as The War At Home, Keeping Down the Black Vote, and many other books.

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Piven, Frances Fox
Haymarket Books
Politics-Political Science
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