The Ghetto Underclass

Social Science Perspectives

by Wilson, William Julius

This volume examines the urban underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspectives. Focusing strongly on policy, contributors explore such topics as demographic and industrial transitions, family patterns, sexual behaviour, immigration and homelessness. A new introduction updates recent work in the field since publication of the first edition.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: August 1993
  • English
  • 9781452254548 / 0803952724
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 37.99 GBP
  • Pages: 206
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by William Julius Wilson.
  • Edition: Updated edition
  • Page size: 23
  • Illustration: Illustrations
  • Biblio Notes: "An ANNALS publication, sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science.".
  • Reference Code: BDZ0000722251