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Growing Up Poor
This ethnographic study looks at teenagers trapped in poverty how some succeed in the struggle to get out and others finally give up trying. It is an outgrowth of interviews with some 900 teens in New York City, Cleveland, Louisville, and Meridian, Mississippi. The neighborhoods where they live are socially and racially diverse. Among them are white areas slding into pover ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published June 3rd 1998 by Lexington Books
(first published 1985)
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