BN.com Gift Guide

Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes

Overview

The market power hypothesis, which asserts that racial discrimination and market competition are inversely correlated, is challenged by the essays presented in Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes. These essays address a number of important topics - employment, wage inequality and discrimination, health, crime, and housing and credit markets - and answer a series of interrelated questions: Is racism a significant variable in the competitive allocation of market goods and services? What are the limitations of ...
See more details below
Paperback (Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997)
$151.33
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$169.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (4) from $124.88   
  • New (3) from $124.88   
  • Used (1) from $199.01   
Sending request ...

Overview

The market power hypothesis, which asserts that racial discrimination and market competition are inversely correlated, is challenged by the essays presented in Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes. These essays address a number of important topics - employment, wage inequality and discrimination, health, crime, and housing and credit markets - and answer a series of interrelated questions: Is racism a significant variable in the competitive allocation of market goods and services? What are the limitations of conventional modes of analysis used to explain variation in interracial economic outcomes? Are there any policy innovations that can be derived from recent theoretical and empirical research?
Race, Markets, and Social Outcomes will serve as a valuable reference to anyone studying, teaching or researching the complex interaction among race, institutions, and market and social outcomes. Also, the interdisciplinary nature of the volume will aid graduate study in several academic areas, including economics, sociology, African American studies and urban studies.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461378228
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Series: Recent Economic Thought Series , #54
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. I. Self-Employment: Escape From Racism? 1. The Status of Self-Employed and Employee African Americans in the New York City Construction Industry; T. Bates, D. Howell. 2. Black Employment Criminal Activity and Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of New Jersey; S. Myers, Jr., W.E. Spriggs. II: Racial Wage Inequality and Discrimination. 3. Measuring Wage Discrimination During Periods of Growing Overall Wage Inequality; W.M. Rodgers, III. III: Health. 4. Will Greater Competition Improve the Markets for Health Care Services and the Health Outcomes for Black Americans; W. Leigh. 5. The Continuing Significance of Race in Meeting the Health Care Needs of Black Elderly; S. White-Means. IV: Race Crime and the Neighborhood. 6. Race and Crime: What is the Connection; K. Gyimah-Brempong. 7. Why Does Race Matter in Housing and Credit Markets? G. Dymski. Contributing Authors. Index.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)