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Author Farley, Reynolds
Title Blacks and Whites : Narrowing the Gap?
Imprint Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1963
©1963
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Descript 1 online resource (249 pages)
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Series Social Trends in the United States ; v.3
Social Trends in the United States
Note Intro -- 1 Introduction -- The Civil Rights Movement -- The Optimistic View -- The Pessimistic View -- The Polarization Thesis -- A Demographic Approach -- Relative versus Absolute Change -- 2 Education, Employment, and Occupation -- Educational Attainment -- Integration of Public Schools -- Racial Residential Segregation -- Employment and Unemployment -- Employment Opportunities for the Young -- Occupation -- Conclusions -- 3 Personal Income and Earnings -- The Incomes of Individuals -- The Earnings of Workers -- Conclusions -- 4 Who Benefited? -- Educational Attainment -- Differences within Occupations -- Differences within Industrial Sectors -- Regional Differences -- Earnings and Age -- Have Any Blacks Caught Up in Earnings? -- Conclusions -- 5 The Welfare of Families and Individuals -- Changing Living Arrangements -- Family Income -- Income Inequality -- Poverty -- Conclusions -- 6 Class Differences in the Black Community -- Educational Attainment -- Occupational Prestige -- Family Income -- Dropping Out of the Labor Force -- Polarization by Family Type -- Subjective Social Class Identification -- Hereditary Social Status -- Conclusions -- 7 A Scorecard on Black Progress -- Indicators Showing Improvement -- Indicators Showing No Improvement -- Mixed Indicators -- Views of Racial Change -- What Will Happen in the Future? -- Appendix: Describing Racial Differences in Earnings -- Notes -- References -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Farley, Reynolds Blacks and Whites : Narrowing the Gap? Cambridge : Harvard University Press,c1963
Subject African Americans -- Economic conditions.;African Americans -- Social conditions.;African Americans -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.;African Americans -- Social conditions -- Statistics
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