New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.
xiv, 804 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : Historical overview of race and poverty from Reconstruction to 1969 / C. Michael Henry -- From income inequality to economic inequality / Amartya K. Sen -- Racial and ethnic economic inequality : a cross-national perspective / William A. Darity, Jr. -- Measuring poverty : issues and approaches / Daniel H. Weinberg -- Medical spending, health insurance, and measurement of American poverty / Gary Burtless and Sarah Siegel -- The dynamic racial composition of the United States / Tukufu Zuberi -- The new geography of inequality in urban America / Douglas S. Massey -- The disparate racial neighborhood impacts of metropolitan economic restructuring / George Galster, Ronald Mincy, and Mitch Tobin -- The demise of a dinosaur : analyzing school and housing desegregation in Yonkers / Jennifer Hochschild and Michael N. Danielson -- Suburban exclusion and the courts : can a class-based remedy reduce urban segregation? / Gary Orfield -- Civil rights and the status of Black Americans in the 1960s and the 1990s / Reynolds Farley -- Poverty, racism, and migration : the health of the African American population / David R. Williams -- The American news media and public misperceptions of race and poverty / Martin Gilens -- U.S. education and training policy : a reevaluation of the underlying assumptions behind the "new consensus" / James J. Heckman -- The growing importance of cognitive skills in wage determination / Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett, and Frank Levy -- Escalating differences and elusive "skills" : cognitive abilities and the explanation of inequality / Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis, and Robert Szarka -- Earnings of black and white youth and their relation to poverty / Philip M. Gleason and Glen G. Cain -- Teenage childbearing and personal responsibility : an alternative view / Arline T. Geronimus -- Where should teen mothers live? What should we do about it? / Harold Pollack -- Family allowances and poverty among lone mother families in the United States / Cecilia A. Conrad -- How much more can they work? Setting realistic expectations for welfare mothers / LaDonna Pavetti -- Turning our backs on the New Deal : the end of welfare in 1996 / Jeffrey Lehman and Sheldon Danziger -- Fighting poverty : lessons from recent U.S. history / Rebecca M. Blank -- Crime, poverty, and entrepreneurship / Samuel L. Myers, Jr. -- Violence and the inner-city street code / Elijah Anderson -- Minority business development programs : failure by design / Timothy Bates -- A social accounting matrix model of inner-city New Haven : an alternative framework for development / C. Michael Henry.
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