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New urban poverty and the underclass

New urban poverty and the underclass

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


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Special issue.

Statementguest editor: Enzo Mingione.
SeriesInternational journal of urbanand regional research -- vol.17 (3)
ContributionsMingione, Enzo.
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Open LibraryOL19430332M

Get this from a library! Urban Poverty and the Underclass.. [Enzo Mingione] -- Over the last two decades "poverty" has moved centrestage as an issue within the social sciences. This volume, edited by one of Europe's foremost sociologists, aims to assess the debates surrounding. In the s and the s studying of urban poverty was focused on the urban underclass - the poorest of the poor inhabitants of cities, and the way these people live in post-industrial environment, often without a job or even the prospect of steady work. Modern methods of studying urban poverty are largely quantitative.

Christopher Jencks is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, the author of The Homeless (Harvard, ) and Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass (Harperperennial, ), and the coeditor of The Urban Underclass (Brookings, ).Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, Price: $ Michael B. Katz is Stanley I. Sheerr Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author or editor of ten books on the history of education, social policy, and poverty, including Poverty and Policy in American History (Academic Press), In the Shadow of the Poorhouse: A Social History of Welfare in America (Basic Books), and The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to.

Do ominous reports of an emerging "underclass" reveal an unprecedented crisis in American society? Or are social commentators simply rediscovering the tragedy of recurring urban poverty, as they seem to do every few decades? Although social scientists and members of the public make frequent assumptions about these questions, they have little information about the crucial differences between. This book includes nine articles that broaden current debates on the American urban "underclass" by assessing the circumstances of inner-city Latino communities. An introduction provides background information on the U.S. Latino population and addresses factors related to urban poverty and to the "underclass" debate, including economic restructuring, immigration, concentration effects, and the Cited by:


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The first part of the book provides reflections on urban poverty; the second part discusses the widely debated idea of an "underclass" and its meanings in Europe and in the USA, and the final part draws on concrete empirical analyses to examine the patterns of poverty thoughout Western Europe.

The first part of the book provides reflections on urban poverty; the second part discusses the widely debated idea of an "underclass" and its meanings in Europe and in the USA, and the final part draws on concrete empirical analyses to examine the patterns of poverty thoughout Western by: Part I: What is Urban Poverty?.

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: E. Mingione New urban poverty and the underclass book of Padova). Downdrift: Provoking Agents and Symptom-Formation Factors in the Process of Impoverishment: G.

Micheli (Catholic University). Service Employment Regimes and the New Inequality: S. Sassen (Columbia University).

: Enzo Mingione. First, poverty is not monolithic; secondly, the so-called underclass within the poverty population represents a new and corrosive development; and, third, the War on Poverty of the s offered a boldness of vision that today's poverty policies tend to by: Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader Over the last two decades "poverty" has moved centrestage as an issue within the social sciences.

This volume, edited by one of Europe's foremost sociologists, aims to assess the debates surrounding poverty and the responses to it, exploring the ways in which the various socio-political systems and.

Culture, Politics and National Discourses of the New Urban Poverty / Hilary Silver -- 6. From 'Underclass' to 'Undercaste': Some Observations About the Future of the Post-industrial Economy and its Major Victims / Herbert J.

Gans -- 7. A Note on Interpreting American Poverty / Norman Fainstein Pages:   The first part of the book provides reflections on urban poverty; the second part discusses the widely debated idea of an "underclass" and its meanings in Europe and in the USA, and the final part draws on concrete empirical analyses to examine the patterns of poverty thoughout Western : Enzo Mingione.

The story of this book begins in Los Angeles three days before the Rodney King riots inwhen many of its authors took part in a round-table conference on urban poverty at UGLA. In the US the debate on the urban underclass was then at its peak, and in Europe the question of social exclusion was emerging.

Here the focus was. In this book, noted authorities, including William J. Wilson, attempt to separate the truth about poverty, social dislocation, and changes in American family life from the myths that have become. The Urban Underclass. 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 welfare rolls are exploding.

Yet none of these perceptions is 3/5(1). Do ominous reports of an emerging "underclass" reveal an unprecedented crisis in American society.

Or are social commentators simply rediscovering the tragedy of recurring urban poverty, as they seem to do every few decades.

Although social scientists and members of the public make frequent assumptions about these questions, they have little information about the crucial differences between 5/5(1). Urban Poverty and the Underclass by Enzo Mingione,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: Enzo Mingione: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.2/5(2). In book: Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader, pp - rising urban poverty, unemployment, household over-indebtedness, the increase of children in poverty risk, deterioration of Author: Antonio Tosi.

Poverty and the Underclass suggests that the arguments of both the left and right are misguided and offers new explanations for the persistence of poverty. Looking beyond the codewords that have come to obscure the debate-underclass, family values, the culture of poverty,-Kelso emphasizes that poverty is not a monolithic condition, but a vast and multidimensional his Presidential campaign.

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 welfare rolls are exploding.

Yet none of these perceptions is accurate/5(8). Uniquely informed by his personal involvement, each chapter also illustrates the interpretive power of history by focusing on a strand of social policy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: social welfare from the poorhouse era through the New Deal, ideas about urban poverty from the undeserving poor to the “underclass,” and the Released on: Ap Poverty and the Underclass suggests that the arguments of both the left and right are misguided and offers new explanations for the persistence of poverty.

Looking beyond the codewords that have come to obscure the debate—underclass, family values, the culture of poverty,—Kelso emphasizes that poverty is not a monolithic condition, but a Cited by: The essays examine how such change is effected by failing welfare programmes and enervating social structures such as family and community which once would have provided mechanisms of social first part of the book provides reflections on urban poverty: the second part discusses the widely debated idea of an "underclass" and its.

Culture, Politics and National Discourses of the New Urban Poverty / Hilary Silver 6. From 'Underclass' to 'Undercaste': Some Observations About the Future of the Post-industrial Economy and its Major Victims / Herbert J.

Gans. Suggested Citation:"Family Structure, Poverty, and the Underclass."National Research Council. Urban Change and gton, DC: The National Academies. The New Urban Poverty and the Underclass: Introduction The New Urban Poverty and the Underclass: Introduction MINGIONE, ENZO 0 Joint Editors and Basil Blackwell Ltd Published by Blackwell Publishers, Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 IJF, UK and Main Street, Cambridge, MAUSA.The Greatest of Evils: Urban Poverty and the American Underclass - Ebook written by Joel A.

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Urban poverty and the underclass: a reader. [Enzo Mingione;] -- Over the last two decades 'poverty' has moved centrestage as an issue within the social sciences.

This volume, edited by one of Europe's foremost sociologists, aims to assess the debates surrounding.