SOC 101- Lecture 14

SOC 101- Lecture 14 - Lecture 14 Race, Ethnicity, and Urban...

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Lecture 14 Race, Ethnicity, and Urban Inequality Nature of poverty changed from rural areas to urban areas It’s one thing to be poor oneself But neighborhoods of poverty would reinforce maladaptive forms of behavior that would reinforce social problems of poverty What are the sources and consequences of these trends? Daniel Patrick Moynihan Identified most pressing social problems and thought about how policy could be used to address these social problems Published The Negro Family: A Case for National Action More than 25% of black children were born to single parent households Disrupted nuclear family Slavery and joblessness took their toll and was reproducing forms of social inequality This is cauing a crisis in the black community Now, around 70% of black children are born into single parent families 25% of white children are born into single parent families Initially praised by black civil rights leaders Report generated controversy Criticized that Moynihan blamed blacks even though probs were discrimination and
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