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Faded Dreams: The Politics and Economics of Race in America

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Faded Dreams paints a new and challenging picture of how racial inequality has evolved in America. Using a systematic analysis of fifty years of data on income, education, and the variety of jobs that both blacks and whites have held, this book offers a powerful argument for active government intervention to improve the education and living conditions of disadvantaged black children. 27 line diagrams. 19 tables.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-273) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The ups and downs of African-American fortunes; 3. The politics of explaining inequality; 4. Are blacks to blame?; 5. Is the economy to blame?; 6. Has racism and discrimination increased?; 7. Politics and black educational opportunity; 8. Politics and black job opportunities (I); 9. Politics and black job opportunities (II); 10. Black economic gains and ideology: The White House factor; 11. Any hope for greater equality?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521576390
Author:
Carnoy, Martin
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Minority Studies - Ethnic American
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Politics and government.
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Economic conditions.
Subject:
Racism -- United States.
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
27 b/w illus.
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
8.78x5.91x.77 in. .88 lbs.

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