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

By Michelle Holder

This booklet analyzes the prestige and place of African American males within the U.S. exertions marketplace sooner than, in the course of, and after the nice Recession. utilizing a version of occupational crowding, the publication outlines how the illustration of African American males in significant occupational different types nearly universally declined throughout the contemporary recession at the same time white non-Hispanic males have been capable of retain their occupational illustration within the face of brilliant activity losses. utilizing US Census Bureau information, this publication illustrates how African American males sought to insulate their crew from devastating activity losses via expanding their academic attainment in a task marketplace the place employers exercised extra leverage in hiring. despite the fact that, this method used to be not able to guard this staff from disparate task losses as African American males turned extra marginalized within the group through the nice Recession. coverage methods to handle excessive African American male unemployment are defined within the ultimate chapter.

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