Chapter 7. A Note on Interpreting American Poverty

  1. Enzo Mingione
  1. Norman Fainstein

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch7

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

How to Cite

Fainstein, N. (1996) A Note on Interpreting American Poverty, in Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader (ed E. Mingione), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch7

Author Information

  1. Vassar College

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:

  • United States;
  • poverty;
  • Americans;
  • underclass;
  • lower class

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Citizenship

  • Gender and the Underclass

  • Migrant Labour and the Underclass

  • The case of Post-War Europe

  • A European Problem

  • The Underclass and Social Citizenship