Still the Promised City?: African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York

Still the Promised City?: African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York

by Roger David Waldinger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674838611
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 08/15/1996
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Roger Waldinger is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. The New Urban Reality

2. People and Jobs

3. The Ethnic Division of Labor Transformed

4. The Making and Remaking of the Ethnic Niche

5. Who Gets the "Lousy" Jobs?

6. Who Gets the Good Jobs?

7. The Ethnic Politics of Municipal Jobs

8. Small Business: The Interplay of Economy and Ethnicity

9. Beyond Black and White

Appendix 1: Shift-Share Analysis

Appendix 2: Field Research Methods

Notes

Index

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