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The Greatest of Evils: Urban Poverty and the American Underclass

Joel A. Devine, James David Wright - Social Science - 236 pages
The debate on persisting poverty in the United States, somewhat dampened for the past decade, has now been fully rekindled. Devine and Wright have entered that debate with an ...
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Race, Class, and the Postindustrial City: William Julius Wilson and the ...

Frank Harold Wilson - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2012 - 280 pages
An overview and critical appraisal of the work of influential sociologist and public intellectual William Julius Wilson.
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A New Introduction to Poverty: The Role of Race, Power, and Politics

Louis Kushnick, James Jennings - Political Science - 1999 - 330 pages
Since the end of the Second World War, poverty in the United States has been a persistent focus of social anxiety, public debate, and federal policy. This volume argues ...
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America's Struggle against Poverty in the Twentieth Century, Enlarged edition

James T. PATTERSON, James T Patterson - Social Science - 2009 - 334 pages
This new edition of Patterson's widely used book carries the story of battles over poverty and social welfare through what the author calls the "amazing 1990s," those years of ...
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The Persistence of Poverty in the United States

Garth L. Mangum, Stephen L. Mangum, Andrew M. Sum - Business & Economics - 2003 - 134 pages
For more than thirty years, students, scholars, and policymakers have relied on successive editions of Sar A. Levitan's Programs in Aid of the Poor. Now, in conjunction with ...
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