Faded Dreams: The Politics and Economics of Race in America / Edition 1

Faded Dreams: The Politics and Economics of Race in America / Edition 1

by Martin Carnoy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521576393

ISBN-13: 9780521576390

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This controversial analysis offers a powerful argument for active government intervention to improve the education and living conditions of disadvantaged black children. It provides a systematic analysis of fifty years of data on income, education, and the variety of jobs that both blacks and whites have held.  See more details below

Overview

This controversial analysis offers a powerful argument for active government intervention to improve the education and living conditions of disadvantaged black children. It provides a systematic analysis of fifty years of data on income, education, and the variety of jobs that both blacks and whites have held.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521576390
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The ups and downs of African-American fortunes; 3. The politics of explaining inequality; 4. Are blacks to blame?; 5. Is the economy to blame?; 6. Has racism and discrimination increased?; 7. Politics and black educational opportunity; 8. Politics and black job opportunities (I); 9. Politics and black job opportunities (II); 10. Black economic gains and ideology: The White House factor; 11. Any hope for greater equality?

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