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The Resource The Urban underclass, Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors

The Urban underclass, Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors

Label
The Urban underclass
Title
The Urban underclass
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4045
LC item number
.U73 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jencks, Christopher
  • Peterson, Paul E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban poor
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Inner cities
  • Urban policy
  • United States
Label
The Urban underclass, Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The urban underclass and the poverty paradox / Paul E. Peterson -- Is the American underclass growing? / Christopher Jencks -- Employment and earnings of disadvantaged young men in a labor shortage economy / Richard B. Freeman -- Gains from growth? : the impact of full employment on poverty in Boston / Paul Osterman -- Joblessness and shiftlessness : labor force activity in Chicago's inner city / Marta Tienda and Haya Stier -- Teenage underclass behavior and subsequent poverty : have the rules changed? / Greg J. Duncan and Saul D. Hoffman -- Socioeconomic change and the decline of marriage for blacks and whites / Robert D. Mare and Christopher Winship -- "We'd love to hire them, but ..." : the meaning of race for employers / Joleen Kirschenman and Kathryn M. Neckerman
  • Ghetto poverty in the United States, 1970-1980 / Paul A. Jargowsky and Mary Jo Bane -- Residential segregation of social and economic groups among blacks, 1970-1980 / Reynolds Farley -- Effects of neighborhoods on dropping out of school and teenage childbearing / Jonathan Crane -- How much does a high school's racial and socioeconomic mix affect graduation and teenage fertility rates? / Susan E. Mayer -- Employment and earnings of low-income blacks who move to middle-class suburbs / James E. Rosenbaum and Susan J. Popkin -- The political behavior of poor people / Jeffrey M. Berry, Kent E. Portney, and Ken Thomson -- Neighborhood effects on teenage pregnancy / Elijah Anderson -- Culture, rationality, and the underclass / J. David Greenstone
  • Targeting within universalism : politically viable policies to combat poverty in the United States / Theda Skocpol -- Universal and targeted approaches to relieving poverty : an alternative view / Robert Greenstein -- Public policy research and The truly disadvantaged / William Julius Wilson
Control code
22809295
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 490 pages
Isbn
9780815746065
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
90023619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Urban underclass, Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The urban underclass and the poverty paradox / Paul E. Peterson -- Is the American underclass growing? / Christopher Jencks -- Employment and earnings of disadvantaged young men in a labor shortage economy / Richard B. Freeman -- Gains from growth? : the impact of full employment on poverty in Boston / Paul Osterman -- Joblessness and shiftlessness : labor force activity in Chicago's inner city / Marta Tienda and Haya Stier -- Teenage underclass behavior and subsequent poverty : have the rules changed? / Greg J. Duncan and Saul D. Hoffman -- Socioeconomic change and the decline of marriage for blacks and whites / Robert D. Mare and Christopher Winship -- "We'd love to hire them, but ..." : the meaning of race for employers / Joleen Kirschenman and Kathryn M. Neckerman
  • Ghetto poverty in the United States, 1970-1980 / Paul A. Jargowsky and Mary Jo Bane -- Residential segregation of social and economic groups among blacks, 1970-1980 / Reynolds Farley -- Effects of neighborhoods on dropping out of school and teenage childbearing / Jonathan Crane -- How much does a high school's racial and socioeconomic mix affect graduation and teenage fertility rates? / Susan E. Mayer -- Employment and earnings of low-income blacks who move to middle-class suburbs / James E. Rosenbaum and Susan J. Popkin -- The political behavior of poor people / Jeffrey M. Berry, Kent E. Portney, and Ken Thomson -- Neighborhood effects on teenage pregnancy / Elijah Anderson -- Culture, rationality, and the underclass / J. David Greenstone
  • Targeting within universalism : politically viable policies to combat poverty in the United States / Theda Skocpol -- Universal and targeted approaches to relieving poverty : an alternative view / Robert Greenstein -- Public policy research and The truly disadvantaged / William Julius Wilson
Control code
22809295
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 490 pages
Isbn
9780815746065
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
90023619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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