SocioEconomic Mobility and Low Status Minorities [NOOK Book]

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The book concentrates on socially excluded minorities looking at why such groups remain among the poorest of the poor" and focusing on US African Americans

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SocioEconomic Mobility and Low Status Minorities

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The book concentrates on socially excluded minorities looking at why such groups remain among the poorest of the poor" and focusing on US African Americans

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Meet the Author

Jacob Meerman, a Chicago Ph.D. in economics, is a Scholar in Residence at American University, Washington D.C. He has held several academic positions, most recently as visiting professor at the National University of Malaysia. During his quarter century with the World Bank, he carried out a pioneering study of who benefits from government expenditure and has extensive experience in developing projects including the main trunk highway in Bolivia, irrigation in Madagascar, and export crops in Rwanda.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Theory, 1. Introduction, 2. Stigmatized, Ranked, Ethnic, Low Status, Involuntary Minorities, 3. A Mobility Model for Stigmatized, Ranked, Ethnic, Low Status, Involuntary Minorities, Part 2: Case Studies, 4. The Dalits and Human Rights: The Indian Dilemma, 5. The Mobility of Japan's Bukakumin, 6. The Cuban Case: Can Stateways Change Folkways?, 7. Bolivia's Highland Indians: Oppressed by not Conquered, 8. US African Americans, Part 3: Comparisons, 9. Comparisons and Epilogue.

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