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The truly disadvantaged : [electronic resource] the inner city, the underclass, and public policy / William Julius Wilson.

By: Wilson, William J, 1935-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990Description: xi, 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226901319; 9780226901312.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 | Ciudades perdidas -- EE. UU | Política urbana -- EE. UU | Afro americanos -- Condiciones económicas | Afro americanos -- Condiciones sociales | EE. UU. -- Relaciones racialesDDC classification: 362.50973 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
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) -- 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 -- Urban poverty: a state-of-the-art review of the literature (with Robert Aponte).
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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).

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