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Get a JobLabor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Are the unemployed more likely to commit crimes? Does having a job make one less likely to commit a crime? Criminologists have found that individuals who are marginalized from the labor market are ... More

Priced OutStuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Rachael A. "Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

On an average morning in Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Town housing development, birds chirp as early risers dash off to work, elderly residents enjoy a peaceful morning stroll, and flocks of parents usher ... More

Social PovertyLow-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties

Social Poverty: Low-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties

Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479891214
eISBN:
9781479857432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891214.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social Poverty draws on 192 interviews with young, low-income, unmarried parents to investigate the concept of social poverty, using the setting of a government-funded relationship education program. ... More

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