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12 edition of American Project found in the catalog.

American Project

The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto

by Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh

  • 355 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing,
  • Urban communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Illinois,
  • Housing (Sociological Aspects),
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Robert Taylor Homes,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Low-income housing,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Chicago,
  • African Americans,
  • Public housing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Julius Wilson (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670385M
    ISBN 100674003217
    ISBN 109780674003217

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