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Published: 28 November 2013

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199933952

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The Undeserving Poor

America's Enduring Confrontation with Poverty: Fully Updated and Revised

Second Edition

Michael B. Katz

  • A major revision to a classic in its field
  • First book to chart the rise and fall the 'underclass' as a concept driving public policy
  • Novel interpretation and synthesis of newsworthy events and debates around poverty, welfare, homelessness, and urban social reform

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