Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities / Edition 2 by William Goldsmith, Edward Blakely | | 9781439902929 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities / Edition 2

Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities / Edition 2

by William Goldsmith, Edward Blakely
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439902925

ISBN-13: 9781439902929

Pub. Date: 06/28/2010

Publisher: Temple University Press

In this revised and updated edition of their 1992 book Separate Societies, the authors confirm that racial and class inequalities in U.S. metro areas have persisted or grown worse, both before and after the Wall Street meltdown and global economic restructuring. Offering an overview of the urban poor and working class from a progressive perspective of U.S. city

Overview

In this revised and updated edition of their 1992 book Separate Societies, the authors confirm that racial and class inequalities in U.S. metro areas have persisted or grown worse, both before and after the Wall Street meltdown and global economic restructuring. Offering an overview of the urban poor and working class from a progressive perspective of U.S. city conditions and causes, Separate Societies shatters the many myths about improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439902929
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables vii

Foreword to the Second Edition Bill Clinton ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The End of an Era: Divided We Fall 1

2 Separate Assets: Race, Gender, and Other Dimensions of Poverty 35

3 Separate Opportunities: Competition versus Inclusion-The International Dimensions of American Urban Poverty 75

4 Separate Places: The Changing Shape of the American Metropolis 108

5 Rebuilding the American City 149

Notes 195

Bibliography 221

Index 245

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