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The "Underclass" Debate: Views from History

Michael B. Katz - History - 1993 - 507 pages
Do ominous reports of an emerging "underclass" reveal an unprecedented crisis in American society? Or are social commentators simply rediscovering the tragedy of recurring ...
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Challenges to Equality: Poverty and Race in America

Chester W. Hartman - Social Science - 2001
Poverty and race -- two of America's most salient, and seemingly intractable, domestic problems -- form the cornerstone of this volume. Featuring the contributions of some of ...
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The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation

Natalie Y. Moore - Social Science - 2016 - 288 pages
**One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016** A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American ...
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The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

John P. Koval - Political Science - 2006 - 353 pages
For generations, visitors, journalists, and social scientists alike have asserted that Chicago is the quintessentially American city. Indeed, the introduction to "The New ...
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The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-first Century: Race, Power, and Politics ...

Robert Doyle Bullard - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 282 pages
This book brings together key essays that seek to make visible and expand our understanding of the role of government (policies, programs, and investments) in shaping cities ...
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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

William J. Wilson - Political Science - 1996 - 322 pages
Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help ...
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An Impossible Dream?: Racial Integration in the United States

Sharon A. Stanley - Political Science - 2017 - 208 pages
Contemporary debate over the legacy of racial integration in the United States rests between two positions that are typically seen as irreconcilable. On one side are those who ...
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Moving toward Integration: The Past and Future of Fair Housing

Richard H. Sander - History - 2018 - 580 pages
Reducing residential segregation is the best way to reduce racial inequality in the United States. African American employment rates, earnings, test scores, even longevity all ...
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Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race

Thomas J. Sugrue - Social Science - 2010 - 184 pages
Barack Obama, in his acclaimed campaign speech discussing the troubling complexities of race in America today, quoted William Faulkner's famous remark "The past isn't dead and ...
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Between Fear and Hope: Globalization and Race in the United States

Andrew L. Barlow - Social Science - 2003 - 213 pages
This book provides a structural analysis of race, and a methodology for connecting global to national and local racial processes. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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