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Author Williams, Linda F.

Title The constraint of race : legacies of white skin privilege in America / Linda Faye Williams.

Imprint University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.173 W673c 2003 c.2  ---  Available
Description viii, 429 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents America's first undeserving and deserving poor : beneficiaries of the Freedmen's Bureau and Civil War veterans' pensions -- White security : the birth of the American welfare state -- Assault on white privilege : civil rights and the great society -- Path bends : retrenchment from Nixon to Reagan-Bush -- Racially charged policy making : crime and welfare reform in the Clinton years -- Addressing "America's constant curse" : the politics of civil rights in the Clinton years -- Whose welfare system is it anyway? : the three tracks of social citizenship and racial inequality -- "Problem of race" : American social policy at the dawn of a new century.
Subject United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
United States -- Social policy.
Welfare state -- United States -- History.
Whites -- Race identity.
Whites -- Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Whites -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0271025352 (pbk.)
9780271025353 (pbk.)

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