ISBN-10:
0871540339
ISBN-13:
9780871540331
Pub. Date:
04/28/2014
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood

The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood

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ISBN-13: 9780871540331
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Series: Amer Sociological Association's Rose Series
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

KARL ALEXANDER is John Dewey Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. The late DORIS ENTWISLE was Research Professor in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. LINDA OLSEN is associate research scientist at Johns Hopkins University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xii

About the Authors xiv

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

Chatter 1 The Long Shadow and Urban Disadvantage 1

Chapter 2 The Baltimore Backdrop 21

Chapter 3 Family Disadvantage 32

Chapter 4 Neighborhood and School 50

Chapter 5 Transitioning to Adulthood 75

Chapter 6 Socioeconomic Destinations 91

Chapter 7 Origins to Destinations Across Generations 121

Chapter 8 Stratification by Race and Gender 157

Chapter 9 Life-Course Perspective of Urban Disadvantage 173

Appendix A 189

Appendix B 195

Notes 213

References 233

Index 257

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