Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality

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The award-winning Black Wealth / White Wealth offers a powerful portrait of racial inequality based on an analysis of private wealth. Melvin Oliver and Thomas Shapiro's groundbreaking research analyzes wealth - total assets and debts rather than income alone - to uncover deep and persistent racial inequality in America, and they show how public policies have failed to redress the problem. First published in 1995, Black Wealth / White Wealth is considered a classic exploration of race and inequality. It provided, for ...

Black Wealth / White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415951678

10th Anniversary edition

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