By: Chicago Tribune Staff; Squires, James D (Preface)
Chicago, IL, Contemporary Books: 1986
Seller ID: 4365
Condition: As New
A new class of people has taken root in America's cities, a lost society dwelling in enclaves of despair and chaos that infect and threaten communities at large. The existence of an underclass in itself is not new in this country. What appears to be different is the seemingly permanent entrapment of significant numbers of American, especially urban blacks, in a world apart at the bottom of society. The Chicago Tribune staff spent nearly a year researchig this critical American problem and reporting on life in underclass ghettos. This book contains The Tribune's highly acclaimed series on the u... View More...