A Different Shade of Gray: Mid-Life and Beyond in the Inner City

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Product Details

Price
$26.95  $25.06
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
6.46 X 9.44 X 1.31 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781565846159

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About the Author

Katherine S. Newman is professor of sociology and James Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. A widely published expert on poverty and the working poor, she was previously the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes '41 Professor in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the department of sociology at Princeton University. She is the author of several books on urban poverty, including No Shame in My Game, which won the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Prize and the Sidney Hillman Book Award in 2000, and A Different Shade of Gray: Midlife and Beyond in the Inner City (The New Press). She is a co-author, with Victor Tan Chen, of The Missing Class.

Reviews

"A much-needed counterweight to the endless streams of publications that feature golden older people enjoying wealth and good health. --American Journal of Sociology

"An excellent work." --Library Journal

"A very thoughtful and clear picture of growing old in the inner city." --Clamor Magazine