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Inner-city poverty

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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- United States,
  • Urban poor -- United States,
  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Inner cities -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-171) and index.

    StatementTamara L. Roleff, book editor.
    SeriesContemporary issues companion
    ContributionsRoleff, Tamara L., 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 I56 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15539940M
    ISBN 100737708417, 0737708409
    LC Control Number2002023639
    OCLC/WorldCa49226195

      The Inner City defines a core debate in the United States over the future of a racially divided urban America. It is of inestimable importance to policy analysts, government officials, African American studies scholars, urban studies specialists, sociologists, and Cited by: 1. Over the past 40 years, poverty among the inhabitants of U.S. inner cities has remained stubbornly resistant to public policy prescriptions. Especially for African Americans and Latinos, the gap between their economic well-being and that of the mainstream has widened despite persistent and repeated efforts to address the by:

    The book draws on a half dozen years of team-based participant-observation fieldwork (with Laurie Hart, George Karandinos and Fernando Montero) in the open air narcotics markets dominating Philadelphia's deindustrialized inner-city heartland--the poorest section of its hyper-segregated Puerto Rican "ghetto". "The Truly Disadvantaged should spur critical thinking in many quarters about the causes and possible remedies for inner city poverty. As policy makers grapple with the problems of an enlarged underclass they--as well as community leaders and all concerned Americans of all races--would be advised to examine Mr. Wilson's incisive analysis."--Robert Greenstein, New York Times Book Review "'Must.

      In our experience, we at Children Incorporated have seen that urban poverty entails many of the same challenges that rural poverty does, including transportation barriers and shortages of affordable housing. There are some difficulties which are specific to families living in urban environments, however – problems that we are currently addressing in the following cities: Washington, D.C.   The harsh conditions that women such as Rosa Lee faced while growing up may have contributed to inner-city poverty, but they did not predetermine her life as a .


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An evaluation of how the suburbanization of jobs has affected opportunities for inner-city blacks. A detailed examination of federal policies and programs on poverty.

Inner-City Poverty in the United States will be a valuable tool for policymakers, program administrators, researchers studying urban poverty issues, faculty, and students. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Inner-city poverty by,Greenhaven Press Inner-city poverty book, in English Inner-city poverty ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource. Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction 9 --Chapter 1: An Examination of Inner-City Poverty The Black and White Face of Poverty 14 --Richard Harwood The Welfare Queen Stereotype 17 --Risa E.

Kaufman Crime Rates in Poor Neighborhoods 20. Book TV Weekends on C /Files/d64/ Ross Eisenbrey and Michael Tanner talked about the role of government in combating inner.

Michael Porter has argued that a sustainable economic base can be created in the inner city only if it has been created elsewhere: through private, for-profit, initiatives and investment based on economic self-interest and genuine competitive advantage-not through artificial inducements, charity, or government.

Porter's ideas have prompted Inner-city poverty book as well as criticism. Get this from a library. Inner-city poverty. [Tamara L Roleff;] -- The chapters in this anthology include an examination of urban poverty, government and grass-roots solutions to poverty, and personal views of life in the poor inner-city.

The Causes of Inner-City Poverty: Eight Hypotheses in Search of Reality Cityscape 35 cities in reveals that 6 of them were in the South or West—Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Antonio, and San Diego.

These cities grew in population by more than 10 percent from toexcept for Houston, which grew by slightly moreCited by: The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy is a book by William Julius book was first published in ; a second edition was published in It examines the relationship between race and poverty in the United States, and the history of American inner-city broad-ranging book rejects both conservative and liberal arguments for the social Author: William Julius Wilson.

The Inner City surveys the issues of urban poverty and economic development in the 21st century. The Inner City includes not only the viewpoints of academicians, but also those of practitioners.

All take up the argument by Michael Porter that a sustainable economic base can be created in the inner city only if it has been created elsewhere Format: Paperback.

An evaluation of how the suburbanization of jobs has affected opportunities for inner-city blacks. A detailed examination of federal policies and programs on poverty. Inner-City Poverty in the United States will be a valuable tool for policymakers, program administrators, researchers studying urban poverty issues, faculty, and : $   -- The economic factors behind long-term poverty / Rebecca M.

Blank -- The lack of job opportunities in the inner city / Helene Slessarev -- Single-parent families are more likely to be poor / Patrick F. Fagan -- Immigration is responsible for the rising poverty rate / Linda Thom -- Solving the problem of inner-city :   Inner-City Poverty book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The United States has been fighting a war on poverty for nearly f 4/5.

Title Inner-city poverty [electronic resource] / Tamara L. Roleff, book editor. Format E-Book Published San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, c   Thinking poverty in the inner city I find the question of how other people think to be one of the most interesting angles we can raise about the social world.

By "thinking" I mean breaking down the world of experience into useful categories, reasoning about cause and effect among these items, and organizing one's activities around how he/she.

"Culture" can mean a lot of things, and when it comes to explaining the particular phenomenon of inner-city black poverty, it's not the most helpful term in the world. In evicted, Matthew Desmond brings rigorous sociological research and ethnography to Milwaukee's inner city.

This book is painful and necessary and eye opening. I am ashamed of how little I knew about poverty and eviction/5(K). “The Truly Disadvantaged should spur critical thinking in many quarters about the causes and possible remedies for inner city poverty.

As policymakers grapple with the problems of an enlarged underclass they—as well as community leaders and all concerned Americans of all races—would be advised to examine Mr. Wilson's incisive analysis Brand: University of Chicago Press. Poverty has detrimental consequences for quality of life, especially for inner city or urban residents.

Children and families living in poverty have more stressful life events, higher unemployment rate, crime incidents, medical and mental illnesses, economic hardship, less access to education and health care, as well as less satisfaction with employment [].

The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, Second Edition - Ebook written by William Julius Wilson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, Second Edition/5(4).

The journalist and activist Jane Jacobs uses the term “inner city” in her book apolitical description of black poverty, but also a potent hint at that poverty’s causes.

Federal Author: Justin Charity. Violence is a reality for youth that grow up in inner-city poverty. New studies have shown that children growing up in these areas are actually experiencing psychological changes due to violence and other effects of poverty due to the over stimulation of their frontal lobe.

"The Truly Disadvantaged should spur critical thinking in many quarters about the causes and possible remedies for inner city poverty. As policy makers grapple with the problems of an enlarged underclass they—as well as community leaders and all concerned Americans of all races—would be advised to examine Mr.

Wilson's incisive analysis."—Robert Greenstein, New York Times Book Review/5(2).Effects of Inner-City Poverty on Youth Essay example Words 4 Pages Febru The Effects of Growing Up In Urban High-Poverty Areas on Youth With the rising poverty levels in today’s society, the amount of youth that has been affected by poverty has increased substantially, rising more than fifty percent in the last twenty years.