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The Ghetto underclass : social science perspectives / edited by William Julius Wilson.

Contributor(s): Wilson, William J, 1935-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Newbury Park, Ca. : Sage Publications, c1993Edition: Updated ed.Description: 201 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0803952724 (pbk.); 9780803952720 (pbk.).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 relations | Poor persons | United StatesDDC classification: 362.5/0973 Other classification: 71.68
Contents:
The underclass: issues, perspectives, and public policy / W.J. Wilson -- The cost of racial and class exclusion in the inner city / L.J.D. Wacquant and W.J. Wilson -- Urban industrial transition and the underclass / J.D. Kasarda -- Absent fathers in the inner city / M.L. Sullivan -- Sex codes and family life among poor inner-city youths / E. Anderson -- Employment and marriage among inner-city fathers / M. Testa, N.M. Astone, M. Krogh, and K.M. Neckerman -- Single mothers, the underclass, and social policy / S. McLanahan and I. Garfinkel -- Puerto Ricans and the underclass debate / M. Tienda -- Immigration and the underclass / R.D. Reischauer -- The urban homeless: a portrait of urban dislocation / P.H. Rossi and J.D. Wright -- Equal opportunity and the estranged poor / J.L. Hochschild -- The logic of workfare: the underclass and work policy / L.M. Mead -- Institutional change and the challenge of the underclass / R.P. Nathan.
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HV4045.5.T4 W37 1999 Colonias and public policy in Texas and Mexico : HV4045 .A9 1982 The underclass / HV4045 .D74 2001 Place matters : HV4045 .G54 1993 The Ghetto underclass : HV4045 .G73 The urban challenge--poverty and race / HV4045 .H8 The slums; challenge and response HV4045 .Q54 1988 Quiet riots :

"An ANNALS publication, sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The underclass: issues, perspectives, and public policy / W.J. Wilson -- The cost of racial and class exclusion in the inner city / L.J.D. Wacquant and W.J. Wilson -- Urban industrial transition and the underclass / J.D. Kasarda -- Absent fathers in the inner city / M.L. Sullivan -- Sex codes and family life among poor inner-city youths / E. Anderson -- Employment and marriage among inner-city fathers / M. Testa, N.M. Astone, M. Krogh, and K.M. Neckerman -- Single mothers, the underclass, and social policy / S. McLanahan and I. Garfinkel -- Puerto Ricans and the underclass debate / M. Tienda -- Immigration and the underclass / R.D. Reischauer -- The urban homeless: a portrait of urban dislocation / P.H. Rossi and J.D. Wright -- Equal opportunity and the estranged poor / J.L. Hochschild -- The logic of workfare: the underclass and work policy / L.M. Mead -- Institutional change and the challenge of the underclass / R.P. Nathan.

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