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People, Plans, and Policies: Essays on Poverty, Racism, and Other National Urban Problems

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  • People, Plans, and Policies: Essays on Poverty, Racism, and Other National Urban Problems (Columbia University Press) – Hardcover (1991)
    by Professor Herbert Gans

    People, Plans, and Policies: Essays on Poverty, Racism, and Other National Urban Problems

    Hardcover, Columbia University Press
    1991
    English
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    383 pages

    ISBN: 0231074026
    ISBN-13: 9780231074025

    The primary theme of this collection of essays is that the cities' basic problems are poverty and racism and until these concerns are addressed by bringing about racial equality, creating jobs, and instituting other reforms, the generally low quality of urban life will persist. Gans argues that the individual must work to alter society. He believes that not only must parents have jobs to improve their children's school performance, but that the country needs a modernized 'New Deal', a more labor-intensive economy, and a ... Show more

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