9780393337631

More Than Just Race Pa

  • ISBN 13:

    9780393337631

  • ISBN 10:

    0393337634

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 03/17/2010
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

In this timely and provocative contribution to the American discourse on race, William Julius Wilson applies an exciting new analytic framework to three politically fraught social problems: the persistence of the inner-city ghetto, the plight of low-skilled black males, and the fragmentation of the African American family. Though the discussion of racial inequality is typically ideologically polarized. Wilson dares to consider both institutional and cultural factors as causes of the persistence of racial inequality. He reaches the controversial conclusion that while structural and cultural forces are inextricably linked, public policy can only change the racial status quo by reforming the institutions that reinforce it.

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