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The Ghetto Underclass : Social Science Perspectives - William Julius Wilson

The Ghetto Underclass

Social Science Perspectives

By: William Julius Wilson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1993
ISBN: 9780803952720
Number Of Pages: 206

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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.

The Underclass
Issues, Perspectives, and Public Policy
The Cost of Racial and Class Exclusion in the Inner City
Urban Industrial Transition and the Underclass
Absent Fathers in the Inner City
Sex Codes and Family Life Among Poor Inner-City Youths
Employment and Marriage Among Inner-City Fathers
Single Mothers, The Underclass, and Social Policy
Puerto Ricans and the Underclass Debate
Immigration and the Underclass
The Urban Homeless
A Portrait of Urban Dislocation
Equal Opportunity and the Estranged Poor
The Logic of Workfare
The Underclass and Work Policy
Institutional Change and the Challenge of the Underclass
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ISBN: 9780803952720
ISBN-10: 0803952724
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 1st September 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.32