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The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American ...

William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2012 - 272 pages
When first published in 1980, The Declining Significance of Race immediately sparked controversy with its contentious thesis that race was becoming less of a deciding factor in ...
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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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More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time)

William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2010 - 208 pages
A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma. In this timely ...
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The Bridge Over the Racial Divide: Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics

William Julius Wilson - Political Science - 2001 - 163 pages
This text focuses on the rising inequality in American society and the need for a progressive, multiracial political coalition to combat it. It examines how a broad-based ...
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Good Kids from Bad Neighborhoods: Successful Development in Social Context

Delbert S. Elliott, Scott Menard, Bruce Rankin, Amanda Elliott, William Julius Wilson, David Huizinga - Psychology - 2006
This is a study of successful youth development in poor, disadvantaged neighborhoods in Denver and Chicago - a study of how children living in the worst neighborhoods develop ...
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Youth in Cities: A Cross-National Perspective

Marta Tienda, William Julius Wilson - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 2002 - 288 pages
This book presents comparative evidence and case-studies on poor urban youth, providing interventions that have proven successful.
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There Goes the Neighborhood: Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four ...

William Julius Wilson, Richard P. Taub - Social Science - 2011 - 240 pages
From one of America’s most admired sociologists and urban policy advisers, There Goes the Neighborhood is a long-awaited look at how race, class, and ethnicity influence one of ...
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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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