African Americans in the U.S. economy / edited by Cecilia Conrad [and others].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Description
xiv, 401 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The international slave trade / Philip S. Foner
  • Africa, Europe, and the origins of uneven development: the role of slavery / William A. Darity Jr.
  • The critical role of African Americans in the development of the pre-Civil War U.S. economy / James B. Stewart
  • The black sharecropping system and its decline / Daniel Fusfield and Timothy Bates
  • The rise of the black industrial working class, 1915-1918 / Philip S. Foner
  • An uncertain tradition: blacks and unions, 1865-1925 / William Harris
  • The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters / Philip S. Foner
  • Civil rights and organized labor: the case of the United Steelworkers of America, 1948-1970 / James B. Stewart
  • Racial economic inequality and discrimination: conservative and liberal paradigms revisited / John Whitehead
  • Marxist theory of racism and racial inequality / Peter Bohmer
  • The crowding hypothesis / Timothy Bates and Daniel Fusfeld
  • "Keeping people in their place": the economics of violence / Mary C. King
  • The black political economy paradigm and the dynamics of racial economic inequality / James B. Stewart and Major Coleman
  • Race and gender differences in the U.S. labor market: the impact of educational attainment / Susan Williams McElroy
  • Persistent racial discrimination in the labor market / Patrick L. Mason
  • Racial inequality and African Americans' disadvantage in the credit and capital markets / Gary A. Dymski and Patrick L. Mason
  • Changes in the labor market status of black women, 1960-2000 / Cecilia A. Conrad
  • Single mother families in the black community: economic context and policies / Cecilia A. Conrad and Mary C. King
  • The racial wealth gap / Thomas M. Shapiro and Jessica L. Kenty-Drane
  • Globalization, the transformation of capital and the erosion of black and Latino living standards / Peter Dorman
  • Globalization and African Americans: a focus on public employment / Mary C. King
  • Immigration and African Americans / Steven Schulman and Robert C. Smith
  • African American intragroup inequality and corporate globalization / Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Steven C. Pitts, and Patrick L. Mason
  • Globalization, racism, and the expansion of the American penal system / Andrew Barlow
  • History of black capitalism / Manning Marable
  • Black-owned businesses: trends and prospects / Cecilia A. Conrad
  • Black-owned banks: past and present / Gary A. Dymski and Robert E. Weems Jr.
  • "Bling-bling" and other recent trends in African American consumerism / Robert A. Weems Jr.
  • A critical examination of the political economy of the hip-hop industry / Dipannita Basu
  • Black capitalism: self-help or self-delusion? / Earl Ofari Hutchinson
  • Black power: the struggle for parental choice in education / Howard Fuller
  • School choice: a desperate gamble / Louis Schubert
  • The black youth employment problem revisited / Michael A. Stoll
  • Employment and training solutions for the economically disadvantaged: an essay / Bernard E. Anderson
  • Racism in the U.S. welfare policy: a human rights issue / Linda Burnham
  • Past due: the African American quest for reparations / Robert Allen
  • The theory of restitution / Richard America
  • The economics of reparations / William A. Darity Jr. and Dania Frank
  • Inner-city economic development and revitalization: a community-building approach / John Whitehead, David Landes, and Jessica Gordon Nembhard
  • Combating gentrification through equitable development / Kalima Rose
  • The black church and community economic development / Shondrah Nash and Cedric Herring
  • Black patronage of black-owned businesses and black employment / Thomas D. Boston
  • African American athletes and urban revitalization: African American athletes as a funding source for inner-city investments / John Whitehead and James Stewart.
Other title(s)
African Americans in the US economy
ISBN
  • 0742543773 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780742543775 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0742543781 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780742543782 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2004018357
OCLC
56128503
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