ISBN-10:
0393337634
ISBN-13:
9780393337631
Pub. Date:
03/22/2010
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

by William Julius Wilson, William Wilson
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ISBN-13: 9780393337631
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/22/2010
Series: Issues of Our Time Series
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 666,264
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William Julius Wilson is a University Professor at Harvard University, president emeritus of the American Sociological Association, and the author of numerous books, including the award-winning The Declining Significance of Race and When Work Disappears. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Chapter 1 Structural and Cultural Forces That Contribute to Racial Inequality 1

Chapter 2 The Forces Shaping Concentrated Poverty 25

Chapter 3 The Economic Plight of Inner-City Black Males 62

Chapter 4 The Fragmentation of the Poor Black Family 95

Chapter 5 Framing the Issues: Uniting Structure and Culture 133

Notes 156

Index 177

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