The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy

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Wilson candidly discusses the social pathologies of the ghetto and provides a comprehensive explanation of the rise of this "ghetto underclass; " he then recommends a public policy agenda to improve the life chances of this group. 7 line drawings.

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William Julius Wilson is Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. He is the author of numerous publications, including The Declining Significance of Race, and The Truly Disadvantaged, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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