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The Cost of Being Poor
The Cost of Being Poor (July 2005)
A Comparative Study of Life in Poor Urban Neighborhoods in Gary, Indiana
Sandra L. Barnes - Author

Looks at the daily lives of poor people to demonstrate that the poor pay more than others, by both monetary and other measures, to meet basic needs.

While the negative effects of urban poverty are well documented, the everyday experiences of urban residents are often absent or secondary in urban studies research. The Cost of Being Poor rectifies this problem by examining both the noneconomic and the often-overloo...(Read More)
 
 
Race, Class, and the Postindustrial City
Race, Class, and the Postindustrial City (May 2004)
William Julius Wilson and the Promise of Sociology
Frank Harold Wilson - Author

An overview and critical appraisal of the work of influential sociologist and public intellectual William Julius Wilson.

Race, Class, and the Postindustrial City
thoroughly explores the scholarship of William Julius Wilson, one of the nation’s leading sociologists and public intellectuals, and the controversies surrounding his work. In addressing the connection between postindustrial cities and changing race r...(Read More)
 
 
Clinical Assessment and Substance Abuse Treatment
Clinical Assessment and Substance Abuse Treatment (December 2002)
The Target Cities Experience
Richard C. Stephens - Editor
Christy K Scott - Editor
Randolph D. Muck - Editor

Evaluates drug and alcohol abuse treatment systems and their effects on individual alcohol and drug abusers.

During the 1990s, in response to the multi-faceted phenomenon of substance abuse, the federal government's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment funded the Target Cities project in nineteen U.S. cities. This volume evaluates how the Target Cities project affected both treatment systems and individuals with ...(Read More)
 
 
Color and Money
Color and Money (April 2001)
Politics and Prospects for Community Reinvestment in Urban America
Gregory D. Squires - Author
Sally O'Connor - Author

A case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin exploring how lending practices and access to capital are shaped by race.

Contrary to conventional wisdom, green is not the only color that matters to lenders. This case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin—a fairly typical urban area that has experienced systematic disinvestment and a budding reinvestment movement—demonstrates the continuing significance of race in determining who gets home mor...(Read More)
 
 
Rethinking the Labor Process
Rethinking the Labor Process (September 1999)
Mark Wardell - Editor
Thomas L. Steiger - Editor
Peter Meiksins - Editor

This diverse collection rethinks and reinvigorates the field of labor process.

While paying tribute to Harry Braverman for launching the research field known as the labor process, this book neither eulogizes nor castigates his work. Rather, it takes stock of the field, showing its blend of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and revealing its diverse contributions to the sociology of work, organizations, and stra...(Read More)
 
 
Women and Minorities in American Professions
Women and Minorities in American Professions (October 1996)
Joyce Tang - Editor
Earl Smith - Editor

Asks how and with what measure of success women and minorities fare in comparison with white males in American professions.

"This is quite frankly an excellent anthology on a topic that has not been well studied, at least as systematically as in this book. It provides an excellent update to such works as Stromberg and Harkess' Women Working." — A. Gary Dworkin, University of Houston