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Unformatted text preview: eived as the proposal of a heavier workload. Rather, it is a call to reexamine current goals and methods from a racial equity vantage point, which would bring public policies, institutional practices, and cultural assumptions into the foreground. Thus, for example, those who now seek to expand provision of human services, or low-income housing, might come to see policy analysis, and collective action on various levels to shape policy, as higher priorities. They may also see more value in building strategic alliances beyond the field’s imagined boundaries to address other related policies and issues—such as tax and regulatory practices, trade policies, social “safety net” provisions, or federal transportation 42 investment priorities—that tend to be off their screens. Or they might choose to work more directly with the media to counteract negative racialized beliefs and images about welfare or other public support programs and, more generally, to reframe dominant images of poverty and disadvantage in America. . . . in post-World War II U.S. society, the racial attitudes of white Americans involve a shift...
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