Soc 1 - A rticle Title:Social Change and Social...

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Article Title:Social Change and Social Dislocations in the Inner City *** great importance to read*** Author: W.J Wilson Week Reading was assigned: July 23, 2008 Name: Jordan MacDonald Keywords: race, inequality, jobs, African Americans, Latinos, family, social location and isolation, lower class, employment Reading Summary: This article is basically a compilation and analysis of statistics about inner city people. It’s main argument is that poverty does not occur because it has been developed through “culture”. Instead, it is continued through social isolation in which contact between groups of different classes or race is minimal. The effects of this include a lack of opportunities in disadvantaged areas, minimal access to jobs and job networks, quality of education, and a lack of exposure to role models. Poverty is very complex, and many people, in an attempt to analyze it, fall into the trap of discrimination. Many
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