The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, Second Edition (Google eBook)
Renowned American sociologist William Julius Wilson takes a look at the social transformation of inner city ghettos, offering a sharp evaluation of the convergence of race and poverty. Rejecting both conservative and liberal interpretations of life in the inner city, Wilson offers essential information and a number of solutions to policymakers. The Truly Disadvantaged is a wide-ranging examination, looking at the relationship between race, employment, and education from the 1950s onwards, with surprising and provocative findings. This second edition also includes a new afterword from Wilson himself that brings the book up to date and offers fresh insight into its findings.
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The truly disadvantaged: the inner city, the underclass, and public policyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This eminent sociologist has written a complex and provocative analysis of black inner-city poverty. Eschewing both liberal and conservative orthodoxies, Wilson argues that the substantial increase in ... Read full review
Review: The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public PolicyUser Review - Liz - Goodreads
this seems like it's not actually very good but it's pretty influential in a specific area of public housing policy I'm interested in. Read full review