The dream and the nightmare the sixties" legacy to the underclass by Myron Magnet

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Poor -- United States,
  • Social values,
  • Subculture -- United States,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-,
  • United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-242) and index.

Book details

StatementMyron Magnet.
LC ClassificationsHN59 .M25 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1720072M
ISBN 100688119514
LC Control Number92023260

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