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Race and the invisible hand : how white networks exclude black men from blue-collar jobs / Deirdre A. Royster.

Author:
Royster, Deirdre A. (Deirdre Alexia), 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, c2003.
Description:
xvi, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-215) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- "Invisible" and visible hands : racial disparity in the labor market -- From school to work in black and white : a case study -- Getting a job, not getting a job : employment divergence begins -- Evaluating market explanations : the declining significance of race and racial deficits approaches -- Embedded transitions : school ties and the unanticipated significance of race -- Networks of inclusion, networks of exclusion : the production and maintenance of segregated opportunity structures -- White privilege and black accommodation : where past and contemporary discrimination converge.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0520229991 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0520239512 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2002154103
OCLC:
51058979
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