The truly disadvantaged : the inner city, the underclass, and public policy / William Julius Wilson.
By: Wilson, William J.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990, c1987Edition: Paperback ed.Description: xi, 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226901319 (pbk.); 9780226901312 (pbk.); 0226901300; 9780226901305.Subject(s): Urban poor -- United States | Inner cities -- United States | Urban policy -- United States | African Americans -- Economic conditions | African Americans -- Social conditions | United States -- Race relationsDDC classification: 362.50973 Other classification: MS 1810
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-247) and index.
pt. 1. The ghetto underclass, poverty, and social dislocations: Cycles of deprivation and the ghetto underclass debate -- Social change and social dislocations in the inner city -- Poverty and family structure: the widening gap between evidence and public policy issues (with Kathryn Neckerman) -- Joblessness versus welfare effects: a further reexamination (with Robert Aponte and Kathryn Neckerman) -- pt. 2. The ghetto underclass and public policy: Race-specific policies and the truly disadvantaged -- The limited visions of race relations and the war on poverty -- The hidden agenda -- Appendix: Urban poverty: a state-of-the-art review of the literature (with Robert Aponte).