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The Truly Disadvantaged

William Julius Wilson’s book, The Truly Disadvantaged (1987), was a groundbreaking work that changed the way our nation looked at poverty. Previously our idea of what caused poverty in the U.S. stemmed from the misuse of Oscar Lewis’ work Five … Continue reading

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