Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement

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Book Description Penguin Books, United States, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this era of eroding commitment to government sponsored welfare programs, voluntarism and private charity have become the popular, optimistic solutions to poverty and hunger. The resurgence of charity has to be a good thing, doesn t it? No, says sociologist Janet Poppendieck, not when stopgap charitable efforts replace consistent public policy, and poverty continues to grow.In Sweet Charity?, Poppendieck travels the country to work in soup kitchens and gleaning centers, reporting from the frontlines of America s hunger relief programs to assess the effectiveness of these homegrown efforts. We hear from the clients who receive meals too small to feed their families; from the enthusiastic volunteers; and from the directors, who wonder if their successful programs are in some way perpetuating the problem they are struggling to solve. Hailed as the most significant book on hunger to appear in decades, Sweet Charity? shows how the drive to end poverty has taken a wrong turn with thousands of well-meaning volunteers on board. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780140245561

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