Lone Pursuit: Distrust and Defensive Individualism Among the Black Poor

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Unemployment among black Americans is twice that of whites. Myriad theories have been put forward to explain the persistent employment gap between blacks and whites in the U.S. Structural theorists point to factors such as employer discrimination and the decline of urban manufacturing. Other researchers argue that African-American residents living in urban neighborhoods of concentrated poverty lack social networks that can connect them to employers. Still others believe that African-American culture fosters attitudes of ...

Lone Pursuit: Distrust and Defensive Individualism Among the Black Poor 2010, Russell Sage Foundation Publications

ISBN-13: 9780871547743

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Lone Pursuit: Distrust and Defensive Individualism Among the Black Poor 2007, Russell Sage Foundation Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871547736

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