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Download e-book for iPad: African American Men and the Labor Market during the Great by Michelle Holder

By Michelle Holder

ISBN-10: 1137563109

ISBN-13: 9781137563101

This booklet analyzes the prestige and place of African American males within the U.S. hard work marketplace ahead of, in the course of, and after the good Recession. utilizing a version of occupational crowding, the publication outlines how the illustration of African American males in significant occupational different types virtually universally declined in the course of the contemporary recession whilst white non-Hispanic males have been in a position to continue their occupational illustration within the face of remarkable activity losses. utilizing US Census Bureau information, this e-book illustrates how African American males sought to insulate their team from devastating activity losses by way of expanding their academic attainment in a task industry the place employers exercised extra leverage in hiring. even if, this process was once not able to guard this crew from disparate activity losses as African American males turned additional marginalized within the group through the nice Recession. Policy methods to deal with excessive African American male unemployment are defined within the ultimate chapter.

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