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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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The Color of Opportunity: Pathways to Family, Welfare, and Work

Haya Stier, Marta Tienda - Social Science - 2001 - 289 pages
In The Color of Opportunity, Haya Stier and Marta Tienda ask: How do race and ethnicity limit opportunity in post-civil rights Chicago? In the 1960s, Chicago was a focal point ...
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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

Sheldon Danziger, Gary D. Sandefur, Daniel H. Weinberg - Social Science - 1994 - 529 pages
Why is there so much poverty in America in the 1990s? What can be done to reduce it? In this book the leading experts review three decades of research on the nature, causes ...
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Regression Analysis: Statistical Modeling of a Response Variable

Rudolf Jakob Freund, William J. Wilson - Business & Economics - 1998 - 444 pages
Regression anlysis provides students with the skills and techniques necessary for the intelligent statistical analysis of a response variable. This work shows that there is a ...
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Regression Analysis

Rudolf J. Freund, William J. Wilson, Ping Sa - Mathematics - 2006 - 480 pages
Regression Analysis provides complete coverage of the classical methods of statistical analysis. It is designed to give students an understanding of the purpose of statistical ...
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