Black ethnics : race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream /

This title explores the political significance of ethnicity for new immigrant and native-born blacks. Utilizing an original survey of a New York City labour population and multiple national data sources, it concludes that racial and ethnic identities affect the ways in which black ethnic groups conc...

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Main Author: Greer, Christina M.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • A theory of black elevated minority status
  • "Where did you come from and what should I call you?" : how a NYC labor union explains changing demographics
  • Political participation and the socialization of Blacks into unions and the polity
  • "You win some, you lose some" : hard work and the Black pursuit of the American dream
  • Union leadership and policy choices : trends in neutral and racial government policies.