The Ghetto underclass: social science perspectives
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.
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THE COST OF RACIAL AND CLASS EXCLUSION
URBAN INDUSTRIAL TRANSITION
ABSENT FATHERS IN THE INNER CITY Mercer L Sullivan
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