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Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven is the author of several books on the social history of the Great Depression, including Regulating the Poor and Poor People’s Movements, co-authored with Richard Cloward. More recently, she has written The War at HomeChallenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America, and Keeping Down the Black Vote.

Books

  • Lessons for Our Struggle

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