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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy.   

Race, Politics, and Economic Development: Community Perspectives

James Jennings - Business & Economics - 1992 - 189 pages
In April 1992, the world witnessed a renewal in South Central Los Angeles of the urban violence that exploded over a quarter of a century earlier. As in 1965, the spark that ...
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Poverty in America: A Handbook

John Iceland - Political Science - 2006 - 223 pages
In a remarkably concise, readable, and accessible format, John Iceland provides a comprehensive picture of poverty in America, He shows how poverty is measured and understood ...
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Quiet Riots: Race and Poverty in the United States

Fred R. Harris, Roger W. Wilkins - Social Science - 1988 - 223 pages
Discusses the Kerner Report of 1968, looks at urban poverty and the class structure of the ghetto
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Fighting poverty: what works and what doesn't

Sheldon Danziger, Daniel H. Weinberg, University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty, United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services - Business & Economics - 1986 - 418 pages
Essays examine antipoverty policies of the last twenty years and discuss welfare, health care for the poor, job training, education programs, family structure, and civil rights
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Rethinking social policy: race, poverty, and the underclass

Christopher Jencks - Political Science - 1992 - 280 pages
Looks at Americans' view of race, poverty, crime, heredity, welfare, and the underclass, and describes the changes in social programs over recent decades
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