Functional poverty

by Mildred Binns Young

Pamphlet, 1939

Status

Available

Call number

CP 6

Publication

Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill, [1939?]

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Young suggests that limiting possessions and refusing to isolate ourselves in “padded cells of privilege” and “ghettos of privilege” is the path to creating economic equality by accepting responsibility for our individual contributions to inequality. She writes: “as long as our brother and our sister lie starved and beaten, our mere acceptance of ease, abundance, and safety, builds a wall between us and them so that we cannot collaborate in our common task, and builds a dam against the flowing sources of power and strength.”… (more)

Original publication date

1939

Call number

CP 6

Barcode

6060
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