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Author Briggs, Xavier de Souza

Title Moving to opportunity : the story of an American experiment to fight ghetto poverty / Xavier de Souza Briggs, Susan J. Popkin, John Goering

Publ Info New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Prov.  HD7293 .B75 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  HD7293 .B75 2010    AVAILABLE
 PC  HD7293 .B75 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HD7293 .B75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.269-290) and index
Contents Places and lives -- Ghetto poverty before and after Katrina -- Great expectations and muddling through designing and launching the experiment -- Unequal geography of opportunity -- Moving to security -- When your neighborhood is not your community -- Struggling to stay out of high-poverty neighborhoods -- Finding good schools -- Finding work -- Lessons
LC subject Housing policy -- United States
Urban poor -- Government policy -- United States
Add Author Popkin, Susan J
Goering, John M
ISBN 9780195393712 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195393716 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195392845 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195392841 (pbk. : alk. paper)