How Culture Matters: Enriching Our Understanding of Poverty

In The Colors of Poverty: Why Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist. (Harris, David, Lin, Ann, Eds.).:76-102.: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008

15 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2012

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Michèle Lamont

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Mario Luis Small

University of Chicago

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

The term culture figures prominently in the literature on poverty, race, and ethnicity, though rarely with much theoretical or empirical sophistication.

Keywords: culture

Suggested Citation

Lamont, Michèle and Small, Mario Luis, How Culture Matters: Enriching Our Understanding of Poverty (2008). In The Colors of Poverty: Why Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist. (Harris, David, Lin, Ann, Eds.).:76-102.: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2131433

Michèle Lamont (Contact Author)

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Mario Luis Small

University of Chicago ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60637
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