Books written by Frances Fox Piven

Poor People's Movements

Random House LLC | September 24, 1979 | 381 pages
Have the poor fared best by participating in conventional electoral politics or by engaging in mass defiance and disruption?  More Info

Lessons for Our Struggle

Haymarket Books | July 17, 2012 | 30 pages
The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.  More Info

Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?

New Pr | August 9, 2011 | 304 pages
Sociologist and political scientist Frances Fox Piven and her late husband Richard Cloward have been famously credited by Glenn Beck - the right-wing Fox News presenter - with devising a world view responsible for everything from creating a culture of poverty to fomenting violent revolution,... More Info