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JustPublics@365 Interviews Frances Fox Piven

Francis Fox PivenFrances Fox Piven, distinguished professor of political science and sociology, was interviewed on a JustPublics@365 podcast.

Piven is an expert in the development of the welfare state, political movements, urban politics, voting, and electoral politics. She has written many books, including the bestselling Poor People's Movements (1977) and, more recently, Challenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008) and Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven? The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate (The New Press, 2011).

Piven speaks to JustPublics@365 about the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Voting Rights Act, her work as an activist, and her research on the welfare system in America.

Listen to the podcast.

Submitted on: NOV 11, 2013

Category: General GC News, Political Science, Sociology