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This guide is intended for students in URBS 420: Perspectives on Urban Poverty. It offers starting points for research in social science and history related to poverty in cities.
Reference works make excellent starting points for research; they provide concise articles on key topics by scholars of the field, often accompanied by suggestions for further reading. The sources listed below are print volumes shelved in Van Pelt Library Reference Stacks, on the first floor of Van Pelt.