ERIC Number: EJ412618
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Black Underclass: Conflicting Perspectives.
Hammonds, Andre D.
Western Journal of Black Studies, v13 n4 p217-22 Win 1989
Critically examines several perspectives from which the underclass is viewed and identifies policy prescriptions related to them. Conflicting perspectives correspond to assumptions about human nature characterized by Thomas Sowell as "constrained" and "unconstrained." Argues for an expanded federal role in helping the poor through employment training and government job opportunities. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special section with the title, "Sociology of African Americans."