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The Resource A way out : America's ghettos and the legacy of racism, Owen Fiss ; edited by Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, and Joel Rogers

A way out : America's ghettos and the legacy of racism, Owen Fiss ; edited by Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, and Joel Rogers

Label
A way out : America's ghettos and the legacy of racism
Title
A way out
Title remainder
America's ghettos and the legacy of racism
Statement of responsibility
Owen Fiss ; edited by Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, and Joel Rogers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After decades of hand-wringing and well-intentioned efforts to improve inner cities, ghettos remain places of degrading poverty with few jobs, much crime, failing schools, and dilapidated housing. Stepping around fruitless arguments over whether or not ghettos are dysfunctional communities that exacerbate poverty, and beyond modest proposals to ameliorate their problems, one of America's leading experts on civil rights gives us a stunning but commonsensical solution: give residents the means to leave. Inner cities, writes Owen Fiss, are structures of subordination. The only way to end the pover
Cataloging source
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Fiss, Owen M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1951-
  • 1952-
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  • Cohen, Joshua
  • Decker, Jefferson
  • Rogers, Joel
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  • Social problems
  • Inner cities
  • Urban poor
  • Occupational mobility
  • Problèmes sociaux
  • Quartiers pauvres
  • Pauvres en milieu urbain
  • Mobilité professionnelle
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Inner cities
  • Occupational mobility
  • Social problems
  • Urban poor
  • United States
Label
A way out : America's ghettos and the legacy of racism, Owen Fiss ; edited by Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, and Joel Rogers
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What should be done for those who have been left behind? / Owen Fiss -- Down by law / Richard Ford -- Communities, capital, and conflicts / Tracey L. Meares -- Better neighborhoods? / Robert Coles -- Beyond moralizing / J. Phillip Thompson -- Creating options / Jennifer Hochschild -- Exit and redevelopment / Gary Orfield -- Relocation works / James E. Rosenbaum -- Unlikely times / Alexander Polikoff -- Against social engineering / Jim Sleeper -- If Baldwin could speak / Steven Gregory -- A task unfinished / Owen Fiss
Control code
ocn436057779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 130 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825516
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttw9g3
  • 0cb3b840-6ba6-4baa-8af9-c117514c5e61
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436057779
Label
A way out : America's ghettos and the legacy of racism, Owen Fiss ; edited by Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, and Joel Rogers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What should be done for those who have been left behind? / Owen Fiss -- Down by law / Richard Ford -- Communities, capital, and conflicts / Tracey L. Meares -- Better neighborhoods? / Robert Coles -- Beyond moralizing / J. Phillip Thompson -- Creating options / Jennifer Hochschild -- Exit and redevelopment / Gary Orfield -- Relocation works / James E. Rosenbaum -- Unlikely times / Alexander Polikoff -- Against social engineering / Jim Sleeper -- If Baldwin could speak / Steven Gregory -- A task unfinished / Owen Fiss
Control code
ocn436057779
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 130 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825516
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttw9g3
  • 0cb3b840-6ba6-4baa-8af9-c117514c5e61
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436057779

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