‘Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area

  title={‘Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area},
  author={D. Kidd and Bernadette Barker-Plummer},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  pages={479 - 490}
  • D. Kidd, Bernadette Barker-Plummer
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Development in Practice
  • The communication practices of three US anti-poverty groups in the San Francisco Bay Area – Coalition on Homelessness, Poor News Network, and Media Alliance – are discussed whose communication strategies work for the recognition and rights of low-income and homeless people, and for policies to better redistribute economic and communications resources. In the wake of media closures in the local public sphere, and major restructuring of social welfare programmes, these groups’ creative and… CONTINUE READING
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