* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
The decade of the 1680s saw a growing rift between the rich and the poor in America. Poverty increased among female headed families more rapidly than among any other population group. Blessed Are The Poor? argues that the language of long standing American tradition self sufficiency has informed American family policy and has in turn contributed to the growth of women's poverty.
ISBN: 0687036151 ISBN-13: 9780687036158 Availability: Available to ship on or about 07/10/14.
2001 PAMELA COUTURE is Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Care at Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York. She is an ordained United Methodist minister, and a former director of Candler School of Theology's program for Women in Theology & Ministry, and former director of the Faculty Resource Center of the Association of Theological Schools. Her work played a central role in the Lilly Foundation's Family, Religion & Culture project. She has also presented on the issues of children and poverty before nine United Methodist annual conferences.
Availability: Available to ship on or about 07/10/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.