Some New Killing Trick: Welfare Reform and Drug Markets in a U.S. Urban Ghetto.
Tourigny details how eight inner-city youth in AIDS-afflicted families and subjected to the defunding of General Assistance in Michigan found alternative economic resources in drug markets and the growing irreconcilability between the realities of inner-city life and recent federal policies designed to further restrict the availability of resources to the poor.
African Americans — employment; AIDS [disease]; drug trade; Michigan — politics and government; United States — poverty; welfare reform — United States
Citation: Social Justice Vol. 28, No. 4 (2001): 49-71