Separate societies : poverty and inequality in U.S. cities (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Separate societies : poverty and inequality in U.S. cities

Author: William W Goldsmith; Edward J Blakely
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.
Series: Conflicts in urban and regional development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the reality of separation - social segmentation, economic inequality, and geographic isolation, the authors examine the presence and persistence of urban poverty, the transformation of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William W Goldsmith; Edward J Blakely
ISBN: 0877229325 9780877229322 0877229333 9780877229339
OCLC Number: 24590413
Description: xviii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Separate status: top-down economics and bottom-up politics --
Separate assets: race, gender, and other dimensions of poverty --
Separate opportunities: the international dimensions of American poverty --
Separate places: the changing shape of the American metropolis --
Rebuilding the American city.
Series Title: Conflicts in urban and regional development.
Responsibility: William W. Goldsmith and Edward J. Blakely ; foreword by Harvey Gantt.

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"A passionately argued, provocative book that takes us back to the long neglected emphasis on the cities that was so distinctive a part of the original War On Poverty. But now, at issue is the city Read more...

 
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