Frances Fox Piven

  • Frances Fox Piven is professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she has taught since 1982. Her latest book is "Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven? The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate" (The New Press). She is the author and co-author of numerous books, including "The War at Home: The Domestic Costs of Bush's Militarism" (2004) and "Challenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America" (2006), "Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail" (1978) and has received career and lifetime achievement awards from the American Sociological Association and the American Political Science Association.

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