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The hidden cost of being African American : how wealth perpetuates inequality /

by Shapiro, Thomas M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: xv, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 019515147X (acid-free paper); 9780195151473 (acid-free paper); 9780195181388.Other title: The Hidden Costs of Being African-American.Subject(s): African Americans -- Economic conditions | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975- | Wealth -- United States | Equality -- United States | Racism -- Economic aspects -- United States | Interviews -- United States | Wirtschaftliche Lage | Ungleichheit | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001 | United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Race relations -- Economic aspects | USA | SchwarzeOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
The color of the safety net -- The cost of being Black and the advantage of being white -- Inheritance : "that parent thing" -- Middle class in black and white : how level is the playing field? -- The homeownership crossroad -- Where people "choose" to live -- "Getting a decent middle-class American education" : pursuing advantage in schools.
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E185.8 S53 2004 c.3 (Browse shelf) Available 00029427
Book Book
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Lee Yan Fong Library

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E185.8 S53 2004 c.2 (Browse shelf) Available 00027082
Book Book
Lee Yan Fong Library

Lee Yan Fong Library

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E185.8 S53 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 00003181
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-230) and index.

The color of the safety net -- The cost of being Black and the advantage of being white -- Inheritance : "that parent thing" -- Middle class in black and white : how level is the playing field? -- The homeownership crossroad -- Where people "choose" to live -- "Getting a decent middle-class American education" : pursuing advantage in schools.


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