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

Author: Christina M Greer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013, cop. 2013.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina M Greer
ISBN: 9780199989300 0199989303 9780199989317 0199989311
OCLC Number: 882097472
Description: 1 vol. (XI-212 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1 A Theory of Black Elevated Minority Status ; 2 <"Where did you come from and what should I call you?>" How a NYC Labor Union Explains Changing Demographics ; 3 Political Participation and the Socialization of Blacks into Unions and the Polity ; 4 <"You Win Some, You Lose Some>": Hard Work and the Black Pursuit of the American Dream ; 5 Union Leadership and Policy Choices: Trends in Neutral and Racial Government Policies ; Conclusion ; Appendices ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Christina M. Greer.

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This important and perceptive book is a major contribution to our understanding of the politics of black ethnic diversity. Greer skillfully mines data from a rare New York City survey as well as Read more...

 
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