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More Than Just Race : Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Paperback)

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In this timely and provocative contribution to the American discourse on race, William Julius Wilson applies an exciting new analytic framework to three politically fraught social problems: the persistence of the inner-city ghetto, the plight of low-skilled black males, and the fragmentation of the African American family. Though the discussion of racial inequality is typically ideologically polarized. Wilson dares to consider both institutional and cultural factors as causes of the persistence of racial inequality. He reaches the controversial conclusion that while structural and cultural forces are inextricably linked, public policy can only change the racial status quo by reforming the institutions that reinforce it.

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Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9780393337631
SKU 211284442
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0393337634
Release Date 3/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0190
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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