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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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Ensuring Inequality: The Structural Transformation of the African-American ...

Donna L. Franklin, Angela D. James - Social Science - 2015 - 272 pages
There is a crisis today in the American family, and this crisis has been particularly severe in the African American community. Black women and men are more likely than ever to ...
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The Ghetto Underclass: Social Science Perspectives

William Julius Wilson - Science - 1993 - 206 pages
This volume examines the urban underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspectives. Focusing strongly on policy, contributors explore such topics as demographic and ...
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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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The Urban Underclass

Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson - Social Science - 2001 - 508 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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Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door

Kathleen Mullan Harris - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 195 pages
Kathleen Mullan Harris reveals the relationship between black teenage mothers and the welfare system. Does welfare encourage them to maintain a life of dependency? How does ...
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