Books by Frances Fox Piven

Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Scholarly, committed and tendentious—but hardly insurrectional or satanic."
A selection of scholarly and polemical writing by the co-author of Poor People's Movements (1977), occasioned by her elevation to Queen of Darkness by Glenn Beck and other hard-line conservatives. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Authoritative, illuminating and accessible."
This provocative study of minority-vote suppression successfully links blatant Reconstruction-era tactics and regulations with modern-day voting in America. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 4, 2004

"A sermon to the converted, but good fuel for arguments with the Republican next door."
Forget about blood for oil: this war's about everything else, an excuse to loot the treasury at home as much as any wealth abroad. Read full book review >