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Black Wealth / White Wealth A New Perspective on Racial Inequality

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ISBN-10: 0415951674

ISBN-13: 9780415951678

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Melvin Oliver, Thomas Shapiro

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The authors analyse wealth - total assets and debts rather than income alone - to uncover deep and persistent racial inequality in America, and show how public policies fail to redress this problem.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Melvin Oliver is Professor and Dean of Social Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara. Thomas Shapiro is Professor, Brandeis University.

Preface to the New Edition
Race, Wealth, and Equality
A sociology of wealth and Race Inequality
Studying Wealth
Wealth and Inequality in Anerica
A Story of Two Nations: Race and Wealth
The structuring of Racial Inequality in American Life
Getting Along Renewing America's Commitment to Racial Justice Epilogue: Changing Context of Black Wealth/White Wealth: 1995-20051
Wealth Inequality Trends
The Emergence of Asset Based Policy