Urban Injustice How Ghettos Happen

ISBN-10: 1583226079

ISBN-13: 9781583226070

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Hilfiker, Marian Wright Edelman

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Hilfiker explains how the myth that the urban poor siphon off precious government resources is contradicted by the facts, and how most programs are not sufficiently orchestrated to enable people to escape the cycle of urban poverty.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 9/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 158
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

  David Hilfiker, M.D., is the founder of Joseph's House in Washington, D. C., a community for homeless men with AIDS. He is the author of Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen , Not All of Us Are Saints: A Doctor's Journey with the Poor , and Healing the Wounds: A Doctor Looks at His Work .

Harold D. Grotevant ,290 McNeal Hall ,Dept. of Social Sciences, University of MN at St. Paul.

Foreword
Introduction
Building the Ghetto: A History
Pillaging the Ghetto: Other Causes of Poverty
The Usual Suspects
Welfare in Modern America
Welfare Elsewhere
Ending Poverty as We Know It
Acknowledgments
Annotated Bibliography
Notes
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