WEEK 6 2017-01-24T22:07:51+00:00

DOMAINS OF THE PROBLEM: RACE, CLASS AND THE CITIES (WEEK 6)

Mark R. Warren, J. Phillip Thompson, and Susan Saegert, “The Role of Social Capital in Combating Poverty,” in Social Capital and Poor Communities (2002), pp. 1-28. <NOTE: review from week 4.>

Robert D. Putnam, Bowling Alone (2000), chapter 18 (optional).

Loïc J. D. Wacquant and William Julius Wilson, “The Cost of Racial and Class Exclusion in the Inner City,” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 501 (1989): 8-25. http://links.jstor.org.ezp2.harvard.edu/sici?sici=0002- 7162%28198901%29501%3C8%3ATCORAC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-O

Mario Luis Small and Katherine Newman, “Urban Poverty after The Truly Disadvantaged: The Rediscovery of the Family, the Neighborhood, and Culture,” Annual Review of Sociology 27 (2001): 23–45. http://ezp1.harvard.edu/login?url=http://search.epnet.com.ezp1.harvard.edu/login.aspx?direct= true&db=aph&an=5163012&loginpage=Login.asp&scope=site

Thomas Sugrue, Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (1996), pp. 209-229.

Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh, Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor (2006), pp. 1-8, 14-23, 62-87.

Robert J. Sampson, “Crime and Public Safety: Insights from Community-Level Perspectives on Social Capital,” in Social Capital and Poor Communities, Susan Saegert, J. Phillip Thompson, and Mark R. Warren, eds., (2001), pp. 89-114.