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The urban underclass

Author: Christopher Jencks; Paul E Peterson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many believe that the urban underclass in America is a large, rapidly increasing proportion of the population; that crime, teenage pregnancy, and high school dropout rates are escalating; and that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Jencks; Paul E Peterson
ISBN: 0815746067 9780815746065 0815746059 9780815746058
OCLC Number: 782068478
Description: XIV, 490 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Jencks, Paul E. Peterson, editors.

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"surveys the controversies surrounding the emergence of an urban underclass and picks up where Wilson's The Truly Disadvantaged left off. It should be read by anyone searching for an antipoverty Read more...

 
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