Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City / Edition 1 available in Paperback
An examination of escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities, focusing on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990. Claire Jean Kim rejects the idea that Black-Korean conflict constitutes racial scapegoating and argues instead that it is a response to white dominance in society.
|Publisher:||Yale University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Claire Jean Kim is assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Asian American Studies program at the University off California, Irvine.
Table of Contents
|A Note on Terminology||xi|
|Conclusion: Bitter Fruit||221||(4)|
|List of Interviewees||227||(6)|
What People are Saying About This
An exceptionally accomplished, original, and lucid book that will be pivotal in future debates in the field of social movement theory.
(James C. Scott, Yale University)
Kim richly documents an important set of racial conflicts and social movements with a unique flair for theoretical insights.
(Joe R. Feagin, University of Florida )