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The Other Bostonians

Poverty and Progress in the American Metropolis, 1880-1970

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674433946

Publication Date: 01/01/1973

345 pages


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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Population Growth, Migration, and Turnover
  • 3. Differential Migration and Economic Opportunity
  • 4. Occupational Career Patterns
  • 5. Social-Class Origins and Occupational Achievement
  • 6. Yankees and Immigrants
  • 7. Protestants, Catholics, and Jews
  • 8. Blacks and Whites
  • 9. The Boston Case and the American Pattern
  • Appendix A. The Sources and the Samples
  • Appendix B. On the Socioeconomic Ranking of Occupations
  • Notes
  • Index

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