More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time)

More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time)


A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for realizing racial inequality, difficult either conservative and liberal dogma.

during this well timed and provocative contribution to the yankee discourse on race, William Julius Wilson applies an exhilarating new analytic framework to 3 politically fraught social difficulties: the endurance of the inner-city ghetto, the plight of low-skilled black men, and the fragmentation of the African American relatives. notwithstanding the dialogue of racial inequality is usually ideologically polarized. Wilson dares to think about either institutional and cultural components as motives of the endurance of racial inequality. He reaches the debatable end that whereas structural and cultural forces are inextricably associated, public coverage can in simple terms switch the racial establishment via reforming the associations that toughen it.

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