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Quiet riots : race and poverty in the United States / edited by Fred R. Harris and Roger W. Wilkins.

Contributor(s): Harris, Fred R, 1930- | Wilkins, Roger W, 1932-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1988Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 223 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0679721002 (pbk.); 9780679721000 (pbk.); 0394574737 (hard); 9780394574738 (hard).Subject(s): Urban poor -- United States | African Americans -- Economic conditions | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001 | United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil DisordersDDC classification: 305.5/69/0973
Contents:
The 1967 riots and the Kerner Commission / Fred R. Harris -- The Kerner Report / John Herbers -- Poverty is still with us--and worse / David Hamilton -- Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and poverty--and what worked / Gary D. Sandefur -- The persistence of urban poverty / Terry K. Adams, Greg J. Duncan, and Willard L. Rodgers -- Separate societies / Gary Orfield -- The ghetto underclass and the changing structure of urban poverty / William Julius Wilson ... [et al.] -- Thomas Jefferson, the Kerner Commission, and the Retreat of Folly / Lynn A. Curtis -- Race and poverty in the United States--and what should be done / 1988 Commission on the Cities.
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HV4045 .Q54 1988 (Browse shelf) Available 0000000406074

"The Kerner report twenty years later."

Includes bibliographies and index.

The 1967 riots and the Kerner Commission / Fred R. Harris -- The Kerner Report / John Herbers -- Poverty is still with us--and worse / David Hamilton -- Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and poverty--and what worked / Gary D. Sandefur -- The persistence of urban poverty / Terry K. Adams, Greg J. Duncan, and Willard L. Rodgers -- Separate societies / Gary Orfield -- The ghetto underclass and the changing structure of urban poverty / William Julius Wilson ... [et al.] -- Thomas Jefferson, the Kerner Commission, and the Retreat of Folly / Lynn A. Curtis -- Race and poverty in the United States--and what should be done / 1988 Commission on the Cities.

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