Can the underclass concept be applied to rural areas?

by William P O"Hare

Publisher: Population Reference Bureau in Washington, DC

Written in English
Published: Pages: 15 Downloads: 339
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Subjects:

  • Rural poor -- United States,
  • Rural unemployment -- United States,
  • Social classes -- United States,
  • United States -- Rural conditions

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Statementby William P. O"Hare
SeriesStaff working papers, Staff working papers (Population Reference Bureau)
ContributionsPopulation Reference Bureau
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL14974420M

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