Scholarly Work Selected for Publication

Paul Jargowsky, a professor of public policy and director of the Center for Urban Research and Urban Education at Rutgers-Camden, and Lorraine Minnite, a professor of public policy at Rutgers-Camden, have had their entry “Underclass” accepted for publication in the upcoming  International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed., edited by James D. Wright.

Jargowsky’s current areas of research include racial and economic segregation, the impacts of economic and spatial inequality, and the causes and consequences of exclusionary suburban development patterns. His book, Poverty and Place: Ghettos, Barrios, and the American City, is a comprehensive examination of poverty at the neighborhood level in United States metropolitan areas between 1970 and 1990.

Minnite’s research focuses on American politics, voting rights, political history, electoral politics and policy, social protest movements, social policy, race, ethnicity and class, urban politics and policy, immigration, inequality and social justice.

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