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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

When Work Disappears

The World of the New Urban Poor

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
CA$13.99

Wilson, one of our foremost authorities on race and poverty, challenges decades of liberal and...

The Bridge over the Racial Divide: Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics

The Bridge over the Racial Divide

Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics

University of California Press (1999)
CA$34.45

In a work that will significantly influence the political discussion with respect to race and class...

Sociology and the Public Agenda
SAGE Publications (1993)
CA$72.73

The editor of this volume asserts that sociology's ostrich-like stance threatens to leave the...

The Ghetto Underclass: Social Science Perspectives

The Ghetto Underclass

Social Science Perspectives

SAGE Publications (1993)
CA$76.69

This volume examines the urban underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspectives....

Youth in Cities: A Cross-National Perspective

Youth in Cities

A Cross-National Perspective

Cambridge University Press (2002)
CA$36.97

This book presents comparative evidence and case-studies on poor urban youth, providing...

Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect

Great American City

Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect

University of Chicago Press (2012)
CA$21.33

For over fifty years numerous public intellectuals and social theorists have insisted that community...

Ensuring Inequality: The Structural Transformation of the African American Family

Ensuring Inequality

The Structural Transformation of the African American Family

Oxford University Press (2015)
CA$32.63

"Conservatives and liberals alike will find things in Ensuring Inequality with which to agree--and...

Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men

Tally's Corner

A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men

Charles Lemert, Elliot Liebow and 1 more...
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2003)
CA$33.72

The first edition of Tally's Corner, a sociological classic, was the first compelling response to...

There Goes the Neighborhood: Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meani ng for America

There Goes the Neighborhood

Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meani ng for America

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
CA$14.99

From one of America’s most admired sociologists and urban policy advisers, There Goes the...

The Geography of Opportunity: Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America

The Geography of Opportunity

Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America

Brookings Institution Press (2006)
CA$31.99

A popular version of history trumpets the United States as a diverse "nation of immigrants," welcome...