The Hero's Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State

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Baltimore was once a vibrant manufacturing town, but today, with factory closings and steady job loss since the 1970s, it is home to some of the most impoverished neighborhoods in America. The Hero's Fight provides an intimate look at the effects of deindustrialization on the lives of Baltimore's urban poor, and sheds critical light on the unintended consequences of welfare policy on our most vulnerable communities. Drawing on her own uniquely immersive brand of fieldwork, conducted over the course of a decade in the ...

The Hero's Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691173054

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The Hero's Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691162843

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