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: 9781610448239
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 05/31/2014
Series: American Sociological Association's Rose Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

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

Contents List of Illustrations About the Authors Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The Long Shadow and Urban Disadvantage Chapter 2: The Baltimore Backdrop Chapter 3: Family Disadvantage Chapter 4: Neighborhood and School Chapter 5: Transitioning to Adulthood Chapter 6: Socioeconomic Destinations Chapter 7: Origins to Destinations Across Generations Chapter 8: Stratification by Race and Gender Chapter 9: Life-Course Perspective of Urban Disadvantage Appendix A Appendix B Notes References Index

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