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Published by Aldine Transaction .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7409544M
ISBN 10020230907X
ISBN 109780202309071
OCLC/WorldCa67840269

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Behind Ghetto Walls should be required reading for every member of Congress and the state legislatures. So much of what goes into public policy is uniformed opinion and bias. This book brings readers into the experiences of what it means to be poor and excluded from the benefits and privileges that most people share in democracies/5(5).   The Paperback of the Behind Ghetto Walls: Black Families in a Federal Slum by Lee Rainwater at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Lee Rainwater. Behind Ghetto Walls: Black Families in a Federal Slum Lee Rainwater No preview available - Common terms and phrases. Behind Ghetto Walls Pelican books: Author: Lee Rainwater: Publisher: Transaction Publishers, ISBN: , Length: pages: Export Citation. Behind Ghetto Walls chronicles the family lives of s children and adults who live in an all-Negro public housing project in St Louis. The Pruitt-Igoe project is only one of the many environments in which urban Negro Americans lived in the s, but the character of the family life there shares much with the family life of lower-class Negroes as it has been described by other investigators in other .

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