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Kim Race and Economic Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century



1. Auflage 2004, 282 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 234 mm, Gewicht: 586 g Reihe: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
ISBN: 978-0-415-37179-7
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd


Kim Race and Economic Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

Examining the crucial topic of race relations, this book explores the economic and social environments that play a significant role in determining economic outcomes and why racial disparities persist.
With contributions from a range of international contributors including Edward Wolff and Catherine Weinberger, the book compares how various racial groups fare and are affected in different ways by economic and social institution. Themes covered in the book include:

the economic status of various racial and ethnic groups, including their progress or retrenchment over the years
how the law, economic motivations, and increased competition for jobs affect racial disparities.
This is an invaluable resource for researchers and academics across a number of disciplines including political economy, ethnic and multicultural studies, Asian studies, and sociology.

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1. Racial Economic Disparities in the Twenty-First Century Marlene Kim Part 1:Racial Differencesin Wealth, Earningsand Work 2. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Wealth Maury Gittleman and Edward N. Wolff 3. Wage Gaps Among Black College Graduates, 1980-2001 Catherine J. Weinberger and Lois Joy 4. Black Physicians: Discrimination, Earnings and Job Satisfaction David J. Bashaw and John S. Heywood 5. The Racial Gap in Autonomy at Work Elaine McCrate 6. Neighborhoods, Mobility and Wages: Latina Immigrants in Southern California Pascale Joassart 7. The Economic Status of Asian Americans Marlene Kim and Don Mar Part 2: The Economicand Social Environmentand Implications For RacialInequality 8. Do Black and White Children Start Out on Equal Footing in the Race for Economic Success? Mary Corcoran and James Kunz 9. Experiencing Residential Segregation: A Contemporary Study of Washington, D.C. Gregory D. Squires, Samantha Friedman and Catherine E. Saidat 10. Racial Disparities and Business Cycles: Do Racial Wage Gaps Close in Tight Labor Markets? Cheryl Hill Lee and William Spriggs 11. Trends in Poverty, Employment and Wages: White, Black and Hispanic Women in the US, 1988-2002 Thanos Mergoupis


Kim, Marlene
Marlene Kim is Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. As a labor economist, she has published numerous articles and book chapters on race, gender, discrimination, the working poor, and wage-setting. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


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