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Greer, Christina M
Black ethnics : race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream / Christina M. Greer
Alternate Title Race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
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 3rd Floor  E185.625 .G64 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Race identity
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States
African Americans -- Attitudes
Blacks -- United States -- Attitudes
African Americans -- Employment
Blacks -- Employment -- United States
African Americans -- Relations with West Indians
African Americans -- Relations with Africans
Labor unions -- United States
Subject United States -- Race relations
Physical Description xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-203) and index
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

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