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Title Black ethnics : race, immigration, and the pursuit of the American dream / Christina M. Greer.

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 Purdy-Kresge Library  E 185.625 .G64 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xi, 212 pages: 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A theory of black elevated minority status -- "Where did you come from and what should I call you?" : how a NYC labor union explains changing demographics -- Political participation and the socialization of Blacks into unions and the polity -- "You win some, you lose some" : hard work and the Black pursuit of the American dream -- Union leadership and policy choices : trends in neutral and racial government policies.
Subject African Americans -- Race identity.
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States.
African Americans -- Attitudes.
Blacks -- United States -- Attitudes.
African Americans -- Employment.
Blacks -- Employment -- United States.
African Americans -- Relations with West Indians.
African Americans -- Relations with Africans.
Labor unions -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780199989300 (hc. : alk. paper)
0199989303 (hc. : alk. paper)
9780199989317 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0199989311 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 819531696
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