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Persistent Disparity: Race and Economic Inequality in the United States Since 1945
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Persistent Disparity: Race and Economic Inequality in the United States Since 1945 (Paperback)

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Persistent Disparity provides a comprehensive examination of the magnitude and scope of racial economic disparity in the United States. The authors directly assess the extent of black economic progress in the US since World War II and address the controversy of whether the racial income gap is closing or widening as America approaches the 21st century. Darity and Myers explicitly make the connection between what the theory of racial inequality espouses and corresponding policy recommendations for remedying such disparity such as affirmative action and reparations. The authors challenge the cultural-genetic explanation and advance a new theoretical explanation that incorporates a more expansive characterization of the nature and role of discrimination. They also conclude that conventional anti-discrimination efforts are unlikely to be sufficient to close the gap.



This book will be essential reading for anyone interested in US social and economic history, political economy, African-American studies, and public policy.

William A. Darity Jr., Duke University, US and Samuel L. Myers Jr., Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, University of Minnesota, US

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