In a book that Robert B. Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, called "provocative and insightful . . . combining revealing details about specific people with thoughtful analysis of the trends that have shaped their lives," Katherine S. Newman, former dean of social sciences at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and award-winning author of No Shame in My Game , exposes a growing but largely invisible group of Americans: the aging urban underclass. While an increasing portion of the U.S. population is about ...

Different Shade of Gray 2003, New Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781565846159