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This volume draws attention to the plight of urban blacks in the contemporary world and links their situation across five key global regions. It argues that while the world's population is predominantly urban, persons of African descent are disproportionately urbanized and impoverished, and it shows how significant changes in the global arena, among them new information technology, the increased hegemony of market structures, and the resulting socioeconomic instability, have altered the material circumstances of these and other poor and working-class urban dwellers. The book argues further that although the problems triggered by the late-twentieth-century challenge appear to impact blacks uniformly, the societal and cultural-specific dimensions of their plight should not be overlooked. Its findings and implications buttress the need for greater unity among urban blacks in the diaspora, as well as offer solutions that are sensitive to their societal and cultural differences.

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ISBN:
9780791434161
Editor:
Green, Charles
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Editor:
Green, Charles
Author:
Green, Charles
Location:
Albany :
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Urbanization
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Suny Series in African American Studies
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.96x5.92x.88 in. 1.22 lbs.

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