The colors of poverty : why racial and ethnic disparities persist / Ann Chih Lin and David R. Harris, editors.

"In The Colors of Poverty Ann Chih Lin and David Harris bring together a stellar roster of scholars to argue that racial inequality does not stem from a single powerful socioeconomic disadvantage, but from multiple disadvantages that accumulate over time to undermine decisively the life chances...

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Other Authors: Lin, Ann Chih., Harris, David R., 1969-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2010]
Edition:First papercover edition.
Series:National Poverty Center series on poverty and public policy.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Why is American poverty still colored in the twenty-first century? / Ann Chih Lin and David R. Harris
  • pt. I: Group identity and group outcomes. The dynamics of discrimination / Devah Page
  • Justifying inequality : a social psychological analysis of beliefs about poverty and the poor / Heather E. Bullock
  • How culture matters : enriching our understanding of poverty / Michèle Lamont and Mario Luis Small
  • pt. II: Nonracial explanations for racial disparities in poverty. How educational inequality develops / George Farkas
  • Poverty, migration, and health / David R. Williams and Selina A. Mohammed
  • Can social capital explain persistent racial poverty gaps? / Lincoln Quillian and Rozlyn Redd
  • pt. III: Policy, race, and poverty : intentions and consequences. Race, place, and poverty revisited / Michael A. Stoll
  • Place, race, and access to the safety net / Scott W. Allard
  • Punishment, crime, and poverty / Darren Wheelock and Christopher Uggen
  • Coloring the terms of membership / Joe Soss and Sanford F. Schram
  • Index.