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William Julius Wilson

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William Julius Wilson is the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University. He is also the author of Power, Racism, and Privilege; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and The Bridge over the Racial Divide. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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There Goes the Neighborhood
Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meani ng for America
Written by William Julius Wilson and Richard P. Taub


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

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There Goes the Neighborhood
Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meaning for America
Written by William Julius Wilson and Richard P. Taub


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $14.95

William Julius Wilson, among our most admired sociologists and urban policy advisers, author of When Work Disappears (“Profound and disturbing”—Time; “His magnum opus”—David Remnick, The New Yorker), and Richard P. Taub, chairman of the Department on Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago, spent three years with a group of... Read more >
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When Work Disappears
The World of the New Urban Poor
Written by William Julius Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 29, 1997
Price: $17.00

The author of the acclaimed The Truly Disadvantaged writes about the devastating effects that the disappearance of work has on individual, family, and neighborhood life in the inner city. Wilson explores how the current loss of blue-collar jobs has crucially affected American society. He discusses the effects of the "suburbanization" of... Read more >
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When Work Disappears
The World of the New Urban Poor
Written by William Julius Wilson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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