Riches for the Poor: The Clemente Course in the Humanities

Riches for the Poor: The Clemente Course in the Humanities

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"You've been cheated," Earl Shorris tells a classroom of poor people in New York City."Rich people learn the humanities; you didn't. . . . It is generally accepted in America that the liberal arts and humanities in particular belong to the elite. I think you're the elite." In this groundbreaking work, Shorris examines the nature of poverty in America today. Why are people poor, and why do they stay poor? Shorris argues that they lack politics, or the ability to participate… (more)

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (January 09, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 921 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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