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Black ethnics : race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream

Author: Christina M Greer
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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The steady immigration of black populations from Africa and the Caribbean over the past few decades has fundamentally changed the racial, ethnic, and political landscape in the United States. But how will these "new blacks" behave politically in America? Using an original survey of New York City workers and multiple national data sources, the author explores the political significance of ethnicity for new immigrant  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina M Greer
ISBN: 9780199989300 0199989303 9780199989317 0199989311
OCLC Number: 819531696
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A theory of black elevated minority status --
"Where did you come from and what should I call you?" : how a New York City labor union explains changing demographics --
Political participation and the socialization of Blacks into unions and the polity --
"You win some, you lose some" : hard work and the Black pursuit of the American dream --
Union leadership and policy choices : trends in neutral and racial government policies --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream
Responsibility: Christina M. Greer.

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In an age where racial and ethnic identity intersect, intertwine, and interact in increasingly complex ways, Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream offers a superb  Read more...

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