The Unheavenly Urban Philosopher

Nuechterlein, James
December 1999
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1999, Issue 98, p7
Scrutinizes the context of the book `The Unheavenly City,' by Edward C. Banfield on public policy and urban crisis in the United States. Attribution of black poverty to class culture; Response of liberals to Banfield's criticism; Correlation of black underclass with crime, unemployment and poverty.


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