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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date August 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679724179
ISBN-10 0679724176
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $17.00
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Summary
The author of The Truly Disadvantaged takes a close up look at America's urban ghettos, arguing that many of their social and economic problems lie in the disappearance of jobs in the wake of a globalized economy. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780394579351
 
1 edition from Alfred a Knopf Inc (September 1, 1996)
9780394579351 | details & prices | 322 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help this growing underclass
Paperback
Book cover for 9780679724179
 
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (August 1, 1997)
9780679724179 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help this growing underclass
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780966018028
 
from Scholarly Audio (January 1, 1999)
9780966018028 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help this growing underclass.

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