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The war against the poor : the underclass and antipoverty policy

Author: Herbert J Gans
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [post 2006], cop. 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his withering dissection of the origins and misuse of the term "underclass" to stereotype and stigmatize the poor, Herbert J. Gans shows how this ubiquitous label has relegated a wide variety of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert J Gans
ISBN: 0465019900 9780465019908 0465019919 9780465019915
OCLC Number: 750911988
Notes: Na dokumencie data cop. 1995, rok wyd. na podst. ISBN: [post 2006].
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1996
Description: XII, 195 s. ; 21 cm
Contents: Labeling the Poor; The Invention of the Underclass Label; The Dangers of Underclass and Other Labels; The Undeservingness of the Poor; Policies Against Poverty and Undeservingness; Joblessness and Antipoverty Policy in the Twenty-first Century
Responsibility: Herbert J. Gans.

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