Nancy Naples



From Maximum Feasible Participation to Disenfranchisement

Nancy Naples analyzes the dynamics of empowerment and the backlash seeded by social policies that encouraged or permitted citizen participation by the poor, especially poor women.

community projects; government loans and grants; poverty; U.S. history — 1960s; urban policy; welfare reform; women — poor; women workers; workfare

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 25, No. 1 (1998): 47-66