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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

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Publisher Comments:

For the first time in the 20th century, the majority of adults in the inner cities are not working. In an important and long-awaited study, one of the country's leading sociologists, the acclaimed author of The Truly Disadvantaged, analyzes the disappearance of work and its effects on the inner city of Chicago.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-307) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394579351
Subtitle:
(the world of the new urban poor )
Author:
Wilson, William Julius
Publisher:
A.A Knopf :
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
1981-
Subject:
Inner cities
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Urban poor
Subject:
Inner cities -- United States.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
43
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiii, 322 p.
Dimensions:
9.57x6.64x1.30 in. 1.63 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » American Studies » Poverty
History and Social Science » Sociology » Poverty
History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban Studies » General

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