Discuss how Piven & Cloward explain the emergence, strategy, tactics and impacts of the Movement of the Unemployed in the 1930s.
You essay should both present the relevant main arguments/concepts of their theory, while also discussing how they utilize them to explain the specific case of the Movement of the Unemployed.

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The book “Poor People’s Movements: Why they Succeed, How they Fail” by Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward is a seminal work that attempts to assess not only the successes but also the failures of four protest movements of the lower-class communities in the American society in the 20th century. The focus of the work is on the two major strategies that these movements used to make their case. These included participating in electoral politics or through taking part in mass defiance along with disruption. In this paper, the four major theories discussed in Chapter 1 of the book including emergence, strategy, tactics, and impacts, are described. Besides, the paper will attempt to demonstrate the manner in which the authors use these theories in the second chapter....

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