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Gold, Steven J. (Steven James)
The store in the hood : a century of ethnic business and conflict / Steven J. Gold
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HD2358.5.U6 G65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Minority business enterprises -- United States -- History
Small business -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Customer relations -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- Race relations
Physical Description x, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index
Contents Introduction -- Black entrepreneurship from 1900 until 1935 -- Immigrant entrepreneurs: relations with customers in the early 20th century -- The fate of minority merchants during depression and war -- Government policy, ghettos, and merchant/customer conflict after WWII -- Demographic change and urban transformation: interactions between immigrant business owners and customers, 1970 to 2005 -- The informal economy as a site of competition between disadvantaged populations and ethnic merchants -- Ethnic merchants in a Black majority city: the case of Detroit -- Social inequality and merchant-customer conflicts

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