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Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America

Martin Gilens - Political Science - 2012 - 352 pages
Can a country be a democracy if its government only responds to the preferences of the rich? In an ideal democracy, all citizens should have equal influence on government ...
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Understanding the Nature of Poverty in Urban America

James Jennings - Political Science - 1994 - 209 pages
A guide to the key issues and writings on urban poverty in contemporary America.
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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

William J. Wilson - Political Science - 1996 - 322 pages
Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help ...
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Racialized Politics: The Debate about Racism in America

David O. Sears, Jim Sidanius, Lawrence Bobo - Political Science - 2000 - 432 pages
Are Americans less prejudiced now than they were thirty years ago, or has racism simply gone "underground"? Is racism something we learn as children, or is it a result of ...
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The New Politics of Poverty: The Nonworking Poor in America

Lawrence M. Mead - Business & Economics - 1992 - 356 pages
Examines why many unemployed Americans will not work in available jobs, and discusses the consequences for the individuals and for society
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Racial Attitudes in the 1990s: Continuity and Change

Steven A. Tuch, Jack K. Martin - Social Science - 1997 - 264 pages
This collection of essays by leading race relations experts addresses key issues and debates in the literature and includes chapters on the racial attitudes of both whites and ...
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The Urban Underclass

Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson - Social Science - 2001 - 490 pages
Many believe that the urban underclass in America is a large, rapidly increasing proportion of the population; that crime, teenage pregnancy, and high school dropout rates are ...
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Urban Inequality: Evidence From Four Cities

Alice O'Connor, Chris Tilly, Lawrence Bobo - Social Science - 2001 - 564 pages
Despite today's booming economy, secure work and upward mobility remain out of reach for many central-city residents. Urban Inequalitypresents an authoritative new look at the ...
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