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The hidden cost of being African American : how wealth perpetuates inequality

Author: Thomas M Shapiro
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press. copyright 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shapiro argues that what separates the races is not industriousness or a culture of poverty but rather the presence of absence of financial safety nets, particularly those that come in the form of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Shapiro
ISBN: 019515147X 9780195151473 0195181387 9780195181388
OCLC Number: 493894225
Notes: Autre tirage : 2005.
Description: 1 vol. (XV-238 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I: ASSETS; PART II: MAKING RACIAL INEQUALITY; PART III: LEVERAGING ASSETS
Responsibility: Thomas M. Shapiro.

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"This insightful study adds to a growing body of research documenting that asset holding has important effects on well-being, independent of income. Shapiro explores complex relationships among Read more...

 
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