No shame in my game : the working poor in the inner city / Katherine S. Newman.

"In No Shame in My Game, anthropologist Katherine Newman presents a view of inner-city poverty radically different from that commonly accepted. The all-too-prevalent picture we get of the poor today - in the media, in the political sphere, and in scholarly studies - is of alienated minorities l...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Newman, Katherine S., 1953-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Knopf and the Russell Sage Foundation, 1999.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Working lives
  • The invisible poor
  • Getting a job in the inner city
  • No shame in (this) game
  • School and skill in the low-wage world
  • Getting stuck, moving up
  • Family values
  • Who's in, who's out?
  • What we can do for the working poor.