Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality

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"Breaking with the exoticizing cast of public discourse and conventional research, Urban Outcasts takes the reader inside the black ghetto of Chicago and the deindustrializing banlieue of Paris to discover that urban marginality is not everywhere the same. Drawing on a wealth of original field, survey and historical data, Loic Wacquant shows that the involution of America's urban core after the 1960s is due not to the emergence of an 'underclass', but to the joint withdrawal of market and state fostered by public policies ...

Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality 2007, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745631257

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Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality 2007, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745631240

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