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Urban Poverty in America: The Truly Disadvantaged Revisited

(3) Comments | Posted January 20, 2013 | 2:39 PM

The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in 1987 and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy solutions. Professor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S. economy were the primary drivers of...

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