Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don’t ever have to live out the consequences.
I propose that there is another kind of power based not on resources, things, or attributes, but rooted in the social and cooperative relations in which people are enmeshed by virtue of group life.
A professional who bats exactly like an amateur.- Sir Pelham Warner
The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress.- Tench Coxe
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.- John Ray
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
When a man of my name is in power, he must do great things.- Napoleon III
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|Birth:||10th October, 1932|
|Profession:||Activist, Author, Professor|
Frances Fox Piven was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an American professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, where she has taught since 1982. She is known equally for her contributions to social theory and for her social activism. She received a B.A. degree in City Planning in 1953, an M.A. degree in 1956, and a Ph.D. in 1962, all from the University of Chicago. She has written several books include: Regulating the poor, Poor people's movements, Challenging Authority, Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?, The war at home, Lessons for Our Struggle, New class war, Why Americans Still Don't Vote, and The breaking of the American social compact.
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