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Structural Change and the Disadvantaged. An Empirical Test of Culture of Poverty/Situational Theories of Hard-Core Work Behavior.
Davidson, Leonard; Krackhardt, David – 1975
The purpose of this study is to test the culture of poverty explanation of the work behavior of the "hard core unemployed" against situational explanations by examining the reactions of trainees to two naturally occurring structural changes in a minority employment program. Firstly, program structure improvements over a five-year period were found…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Economic Factors, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Attitudes