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

User Review  - Miriam - Goodreads

This book was written in 1996 and it is amazing how little has changed in terms of the economic prospects of the unskilled and even of the middle class. It remains to be seen whether better health ... Read full review

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

User Review  - John Sibley - Goodreads

A brilliant expose on how structural and institutional capitalism ( and racism)is far more important in determining public policy for the poor than cultural perceptions. Read full review

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

User Review  - Brent Walmsley - Goodreads

To understand American poverty this book is a must read. 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  - Shante - Goodreads

Educational. Loved it 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  - Jacquelyn Courtrell-Washington - Goodreads

I am amazed with how much stagnation has enveloped our society. Read full review

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

User Review  - Louisa - Goodreads

Going back to the beginning in order to reclaim my ultra liberal leanings that have been lost whilst working in the public library. 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  - Hayley - Goodreads

This is a good book to read if you are curious about poverty and inner city ghettos. The author is a demographer, so he includes a lot of statistics. There are also a lot of qoutes from people who ... Read full review


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