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Based on Gans' typologies of city dwellers, what classification do the elderly, mentally ill, and drug addicts fall into?
Based on Gans' typologies of city dwellers, what classification do the elderly, mentally ill, and drug addicts fall into 'The trapped' category (third sub-type). `The trapped (four subtypes): ...The third subtype represents elderly people who have drifted into the slums because they are not wanted elsewhere and are powerless to prevent their downward slide. The last category includes alcoholics
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Based on Gans' typologies of city dwellers, what classification do the elderly, mentally ill, and drug addicts fall into 'The trapped' category (third sub-type).

`The trapped (four subtypes): ...The third subtype represents elderly people who have drifted into the slums because they are not wanted elsewhere and are powerless to prevent their downward slide. The last category includes alcoholics and drug addicts.' '
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