Lessons from the Black Working Class: Foreshadowing America's Economic Health

Lessons from the Black Working Class: Foreshadowing America's Economic Health

Praeger
9781440841439
1440841438
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Book Description

This book enables readers to better understand, explain, and predict the future of the nation's overall economic health through its examination of the black working class―especially the experiences of black women and black working-class residents outside of urban areas.


• Contributes new information and fresh perspectives on the ongoing debate regarding the significance of race versus class

• Suggests a number of lessons all Americans can learn from the black working class

• Provides a insightful critique of the first black American president's record on race and addressing socioeconomic class differences

• Supplies an unprecedented examination that simultaneously examines the diversity of the black working class as well as its historical impact on shaping and foreshadowing the U.S. economy over many generations