Blaming the Poor: The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty

By on December 14, 2015

Susan Greenbaum discusses her new book on poverty, Blaming the Poor: The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty, with reviewer Bradley Schiller.

susan-greenbaumSusan Greenbaum, PhD
University of South Florida
Susan Greenbaum is professor emerita of anthropology at the University of South Florida, where she specializes in studies on race, poverty, and income inequality. She has authored, co-authored, or edited dozens of books and articles on those subjects, including More Than Black: Afro-Cubans in Tampa.

bradley-schillerBradley Schiller
American University
Bradley Schiller has over four decades of experience teaching introductory economics at various universities. His book The Economics of Poverty and Discrimination has been the standard textbook for college courses on race, poverty, and urban problems, for 40 years. He evaluated under federal contracts all the major antipoverty programs and conducted some of the few longitudinal studies of poor families ever done.