Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History / Edition 2

Race and Schooling in the South, 1880-1950: An Economic History / Edition 2

by Robert A. Margo
     
 

Robert A. Margo mines a wealth of newly available census data and school district records to explore the experience of blacks in the American economy. Identifying the links between educational expenditures, racial discrimination, and occupational mobility, he clarifies the costs of segregation. See more details below

Overview

Robert A. Margo mines a wealth of newly available census data and school district records to explore the experience of blacks in the American economy. Identifying the links between educational expenditures, racial discrimination, and occupational mobility, he clarifies the costs of segregation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226505107
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Series:
National Bureau of Economic Research Series on Long-Term Factors in Economic Dev Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Two Explanations of Economic Progress
2. Race and Schooling in the South: A Review of the Evidence
3. The Political Economy of Segregated Schools: Explaining the U-Shaped Pattern
4. "Teacher Salaries in Black and White": Pay Discrimination in the Southern Classroom
5. The Impact of Separate-but-Equal
6. The Competitive Dynamics of Racial Exclusion: Employment Segregation in the South, 1900 to 1950
7. "To the Promised Land": Education and the Black Exodus
8. Conclusion: Race, Social Change, and the Labor Market
Notes
References
Index

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