African American Men and the Labor Market during the Great by Michelle Holder PDF

By Michelle Holder

ISBN-10: 1137563109

ISBN-13: 9781137563101

This publication analyzes the prestige and place of African American males within the U.S. exertions marketplace ahead of, in the course of, and after the good Recession. utilizing a version of occupational crowding, the booklet outlines how the illustration of African American males in significant occupational different types virtually universally declined throughout the fresh recession while white non-Hispanic males have been in a position to preserve their occupational illustration within the face of astounding activity losses. utilizing US Census Bureau information, this publication illustrates how African American males sought to insulate their team from devastating activity losses by means of expanding their academic attainment in a role industry the place employers exercised extra leverage in hiring. in spite of the fact that, this process was once not able to guard this staff from disparate task losses as African American males grew to become extra marginalized within the group in the course of the nice Recession. Policy ways to deal with excessive African American male unemployment are defined within the ultimate chapter.

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