Chapter 6. From ‘Underclass’ to ‘Undercaste’: Some Observations About the Future of the Post-Industrial Economy and its Major Victims

  1. Enzo Mingione
  1. Herbert J. Gans

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch6

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

How to Cite

Gans, H. J. (1996) From ‘Underclass’ to ‘Undercaste’: Some Observations About the Future of the Post-Industrial Economy and its Major Victims, in Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader (ed E. Mingione), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch6

Author Information

  1. Columbia Uniuersity, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631200369

Online ISBN: 9780470712900

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Keywords:

  • underclass;
  • post-industrial economy;
  • undercaste;
  • employment;
  • variations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Cross-National Variations in Economic Victims

  • National Definitions of the Underclass

  • The Underclass as an Excluded Stratum

  • Job Creation and Worksharing

  • A Concluding Caveat