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‘Culture of Poverty’ Makes a Comeback -NYT

May 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

“Scholars return to ‘Culture of Poverty’ Ideas,” according to a article in the New York Times (10/17/10). Such ideas link persistent urban poverty to “culture,” typically understood as sets of norms and values.  In Gang Leader for a Day, Sudhir Venkatesh explores the subject using ethnographic techniques.  Click the link above to read the article, […]

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