The Ghetto Underclass

The Ghetto Underclass

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This volume examines the urban underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspectives. Focusing strongly on policy, contributors explore such topics as demographic and industrial transitions, family patterns, sexual behaviour, immigration and homelessness. A new introduction updates recent work in the field since publication of the first edition.This article uses data from the Urban Poverty and Family Structure Survey of inner-city residents in Chicago to ... assistant professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. ... NOTE: Financial support is gratefully acknowledged from the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Institute for Research on Poverty, anbsp;...

Title:The Ghetto Underclass
Author:William Julius Wilson
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 1993-08-17


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