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Race, Work, and Family in the Lives of African Americans

Race, Work, and Family in the Lives of African Americans (Hardback)

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Family and work are major, integrally related dimensions of social life which affect the well-being and success of family members. As social institutions, family and work are also avenues where social inequality may be understood as a major element in the distribution of social, cultural, and economic resources and sites where inequality is perpetuated, negotiated, and contested. In this book, editors Durr and Hill focus on African Americans, navigating the terrain of race, work, and family, and examining persistent barriers to equality and ways in which Blacks have sought to become an integral part of the American economy.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationships Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 25/05/2006 ISBN-13: 9780742534667  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Marlese Durr is associate professor of sociology at Wright State University. She is the author of The New Politics of Race : From Du Bois to the 21st Century. Shirley A. Hill is professor of sociology at the University of Kansas. She is the author of numerous books including, most recently, Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families and Relationships.

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