Dignity: Lower Income Women Tell of Their Lives and Struggles

Dignity: Lower Income Women Tell of Their Lives and Struggles

by Fran Leeper Buss

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Overview


Dignity brings together the stories of ten lower income American women whose backgrounds vary, but who share a struggle for survival and a quest for dignity in the face of hardship. Young or old, urban or rural, welfare recipient or union activist, each relates her life story with rich detail, poignant humor, and remarkable courage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472063574
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 06/07/1985
Series: Women and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.25(d)

About the Author

Fran Leeper Buss's compilation of oral histories is supplemented by photographs and an extensive selected bibliography. Psychologist Susan Contratto introduces the volume and offers insights into its recurring biological, social, and psychological themes.

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