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ERIC Number: EJ120223
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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"Are the Poor Different?" A Comparison of Work Behavior and Attitudes among the Urban Poor and non-poor
Davidson, Chandler; Gaitz, Charles M.
Social Problems, 22, 2, 229-245, Dec 74
In order to determine whether poverty is the result of the work orientation of the poor, a secondary analysis of data obtained from a stratified sample of the Houston population was conducted, controlling for age, sex, and ethnicity: the findings are interpreted as casting doubt on the "culture of overty" hypothesis as it relates to work habits and attitudes. (Author/JM)
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Identifiers - Location: Texas