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Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - Gloria - Goodreads

When I first read this book i thought it was fine. It gave a really clear depiction of how racism divided America between the urban poor and affluent white suburbia. It talks about how this divide ... Read full review

Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - Sabrine Faragallah - Goodreads

This is an excellent, fact based, academically approached discussion on race and poverty in the United States. From my vantage point, the conclusions through the book were not particularly eye-opening ... Read full review

Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

Sheds light on the incredible challenge surrounding employment/unemployment in central-city areas. Think twice before saying "get a job" as it's not that easy. The historical perspective on white flight to the suburbs and the real definition of "ghetto" Read full review

Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - H Wesselius - Goodreads

A dry pedestrian read which states the obvious -- unemployment and under education are the cause of urban poverty. In some ways, the book is in your face -- for example the 40% drop in real income for ... Read full review

Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

A criminology pseudo-text that details the effects of joblessness on ghetto neighborhoods. A MUST READ!!!! Hehehe. Read full review

Review: When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

I am only just now reading this book, but I'm hooked. It's very accessible, and not too academic despite the subject. Read full review


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