Urban Illusions: New Approaches to Inner City Unemployment

Hardcover | December 1, 1987

byMichael Bernick

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"Urban Illusions is the best first-hand account I know of the struggle to solve the employment problem in American cities. Mike Bernick combines a knowledge of the issues as seen from Washington with actual experience leading anti-poverty programs at the local level, a rare combination. He writes extremely well, and he makes shrewd suggestions for where employment policy should go from here. Anybody interested in American social policy will find this book invaluable." Lawrence M. Mead Author of Beyond Entitlement

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"Urban Illusions is the best first-hand account I know of the struggle to solve the employment problem in American cities. Mike Bernick combines a knowledge of the issues as seen from Washington with actual experience leading anti-poverty programs at the local level, a rare combination. He writes extremely well, and he makes shrewd sug...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 1987Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275928047

ISBN - 13:9780275928049

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?Urban Illusions is the best first-hand account I know of the struggle to solve the employment problem in American cities. Mike Bernick combines a knowledge of the issues as seen from Washington with actual experience leading anti-poverty programs at the local level, a rare combination. He writes extremely well, and he makes shrewd suggestions for where employment policy should go from here. Anybody interested in American social policy will find this book valuable. This book has genuine substance, and deserves a wide reading.?-Lawrence M. Mead Author of Beyond Entitlement Perspective