Affirmative Action and Black Entrepreneurship / Edition 1

Affirmative Action and Black Entrepreneurship / Edition 1

by Thomas D Boston
     
 

This volume isolates the cause of continuing disparities not only between blacks and whites, but amongst blacks as well. Key factors discussed include the current state of the economy the influence of public policies, the persistence of urban poverty, economic opportunities, changes in family and social structure and equal opportunities. The city of Atlanta is used

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Overview

This volume isolates the cause of continuing disparities not only between blacks and whites, but amongst blacks as well. Key factors discussed include the current state of the economy the influence of public policies, the persistence of urban poverty, economic opportunities, changes in family and social structure and equal opportunities. The city of Atlanta is used as a case study focusing on the emergence of the new black entrepreneur, with data on black businesses drawn from records of almost 1000 black owned firms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415095945
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Century Foundation Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

List of tables
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Opportunity matters10
2Strict scrutiny is "strict in theory and fatal in fact"33
3Recent trends among black-owned businesses in Atlanta49
4A snapshot of the past when equal business opportunity did not exist63
5What causes the lag in black entrepreneurship?73
6A judicial commission on strict scrutiny is needed83
7"Twenty by Ten": a strategy for black business and employment growth in the next century89
Appendix101
Notes102
Bibliography108
Index112

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