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The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674030718

Publication Date: 02/01/2009

Academic Trade

448 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Prologue
  • 1. Living Underground
  • 2. Home at Work
  • 3. The Entrepreneur
  • 4. The Street Hustler
  • 5. The Preacher
  • 6. Our Gang
  • 7. As the Shady World Turns
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2007 Best Book Award on Public Policy and Race & Ethnic Politics in the United States, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association
  • 2007 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems
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