The Politics Of Racial Inequality

The Politics Of Racial Inequality

by J. Owens Smith
     
 

This work covers new ground by presenting a systematic, comparative macro-analysis of the historical experiences of thirteen race and ethnic groups, with emphasis on their economic and political ties to government. It starts with the colonial period (Anglo-Saxons, French, and Scots-Irish) and extends to 1970, which can be considered the date at which civil rights

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This work covers new ground by presenting a systematic, comparative macro-analysis of the historical experiences of thirteen race and ethnic groups, with emphasis on their economic and political ties to government. It starts with the colonial period (Anglo-Saxons, French, and Scots-Irish) and extends to 1970, which can be considered the date at which civil rights legislation began to have a significant effect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313257315
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1987
Series:
Contributions in Ethnic Studies Series, #22
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Tables

Series Forward

Preface

Introduction

The Colonial Immigrants, 1600-1776: Anglo-Saxons, Dutch, French, and Scots-Irish

The Second Wave of Immigrants, 1820-1870: Irish, Germans, and Scandinavians

Italian and Jewish Immigrants, 1880-1910

Racial Ethnic Groups: Japanese, West Indians, and Puerto Ricans

The Chief Cause of Blacks' Economic Inequality

Assessment of Groups' Economic Linkages and Income Inequality

How Did the European Immigrants Escape the Slums?

Summary and Conclusions

Appendix

Selected Bibliography

Index

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