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Piven, Frances Fox

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932 October 10

Biography

Occupations: Professor, political science; Political activist.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Richard A. Cloward papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00466
Abstract Richard A. Cloward was a sociologist and social activist who was an architect of the welfare rights movement and the co-author of a groundbreaking critique of the welfare state as a tool for containing social unrest. Included are electronic mail, correspondence, memorandums and articles about Cloward's and Frances Piven’s social welfare activism; correspondence, clippings, and writings about Cloward's legal entanglements with Brandeis and Columbia Universities; Frances Piven's appointment...
Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2006