Low-Income Men Trapped At the Crossway of Race, Place and Poverty


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An Urban Institute paper reports on the experiences and challenges of men at the margins between the ages of 18 and 44, and focuses on their experiences in five areas: education, employment, family, criminal justice, and health.

Most of US men of prime working age are neither employed nor pursuing education nor other training. This indicates there is a potentially significant disconnection from mainstream economic and social life.


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