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Equal work, unequal careers : African Americans in the workforce

Author: Rochelle Parks-Yancy
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : FirstForumPress, 2010.
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Why do some people get ahead in the workplace, while others, equally qualified, fall behind? Rochelle Parks-Yancy uses the experience of African American workers across the US to reveal how the forces of inequality and social capital shape long-term occupational success. Parks-Yancy's mixed-methods approach probes the ways that people find jobs, lose jobs, and get promoted, illuminating the subtle nexus of race,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parks-Yancy, Rochelle.
Equal work, unequal careers.
Boulder, Colo. : FirstForumPress, 2010
(DLC) 2010007949
(OCoLC)505423774
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rochelle Parks-Yancy
ISBN: 9781935049722 1935049720
OCLC Number: 836872206
Description: 1 online resource (x, 153 pages)
Contents: Careers and social capital --
Social class, education, and finding work --
Surviving layoffs --
Race, gender, and accumulating career (dis)advantages --
Social program interventions --
Strategies for improving access.
Other Titles: African Americans in the workforce
Responsibility: Rochelle Parks-Yancy.

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Why do some people get ahead in the workplace, while others, equally qualified, fall behind? Rochelle Parks-Yancy uses the experience of African American workers across the US to reveal how the  Read more...

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