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The Black family: essays and studies

Robert Staples - Social Science - 1978 - 282 pages
A diverse collection of readings on trends and issues surrounding the African American family. This book provides a combination of empirical research and scholarly essays on ...
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A New Introduction to Poverty: The Role of Race, Power, and Politics

James Jennings - Political Science - 1999 - 330 pages
Visit the author's YouTube channel! When high school basketball player LeBron James was selected as the top pick in the National Basketball Association draft of 2003, the hopes ...
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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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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2011 - 352 pages
Wilson, one of our foremost authorities on race and poverty, challenges decades of liberal and conservative pieties to look squarely at the devastating effects that joblessness ...
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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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The New Urban Reality

Paul E. Peterson - Social Science - 2001 - 301 pages
America's inner cities, particularly those in older industrial metropolitan areas, have declined sharply in both population and employment over the past two decades. How much ...
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Welfare of the Poor

Mary Bryna Sanger - Political Science - 2013 - 192 pages
Welfare of the Poor reviews the explanatory models used to predict the relation of the poor to major institutions such as the labor market the family, the health care system ...
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Reforming welfare: lessons, limits, and choices

Richard M. Coughlin - Political Science - 1989 - 296 pages
Considers the background and modern frameworks of the welfare system in America, its ideologies and stereotypes, and policies for reforming the system
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