Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills

Author: Daniel Immergluck

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351045933

Category: Science

Page: 154

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Originally published in 1998, Neighbourhood Jobs, Race, and Skills argues that race is a powerful and persistent barrier to employment. Analysing existing literature, this book outlines how racial discrimination in hiring against African Americans appears to remain a contributor to high unemployment rates in black neighbourhoods. The book also discusses how issues such as poor schools and physical and social isolation compound employment problems, as well as changes in policy on skill requirements and the location of jobs. The book argues that combined, this is a major contributor to concentrated urban employment and poverty.
Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

Author: Various

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351022132

Category: Science

Page: 6124

View: 738

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1970 and 1998, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban planning, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban markets, planning, transport planning, poverty, politics, forecasting techniques and an examination of the inner city in Europe and the US, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of planning. This set will be of particular interest to students of sociology, geography, planning and urbanization respectively.
Wages, Race, Skills and Space

Author: Susan Turner Meiklejohn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135580315

Category: Political Science

Page: 188

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Susan Turner Meiklejohn’s Wages, Race, Skills and Space: Lessons from Employers in Detroit’s Auto Industry is an important study of wage and employment differences between blacks and whites in an urban economy. The book presents the results of a Detroit-based research endeavor which sought to understand the role of employer practices, geography, job skills, and the characteristics of workers in explaining economic disparities between black and white workers.
Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Socioemotional Processes


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118953891

Category: Psychology

Page: 1120

View: 804

The essential reference for human development theory, updatedand reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and DevelopmentalScience, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work towhich all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now inits Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been consideredthe definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 3: Social, Emotional, and Personality Developmentpresentsup-to-date knowledge and theoretical understanding of theseveral facets of social, emotional and personality processes. Thevolume emphasizes that any specific processes, function, orbehavior discussed in the volume co-occurs alongside and isinextricably affected by the dozens of other processes, functions,or behaviors that are the focus of other researchers' work. As aresult, the volume underscores the importance of a focus on thewhole developing child and his or her sociocultural and historicalenvironment. Understand the multiple processes that are interrelated inpersonality development Discover the individual, cultural, social, and economicprocesses that contribute to the social, emotional, and personalitydevelopment of individuals Learn about the several individual and contextual contributionsto the development of such facets of the individual as morality,spirituality, or aggressive/violent behavior Study the processes that contribute to the development ofgender, sexuality, motivation, and social engagement The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the fourvolumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science isin the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shiftthat involves increasingly greater understanding of how todescribe, explain, and optimize the course of human life fordiverse individuals living within diverse contexts. ThisHandbook is the definitive reference for educators,policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in humandevelopment, psychology, sociology, anthropology, andneuroscience.
Building Skills for Black Workers

Author: Cecilia A. Conrad

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 076182779X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

View: 922

Building Skills for Black Workers assesses the current gap in education and training between African American and white workers, and explores possible remedies. This multi-author volume begins with an examination of the elementary and secondary education system (K-12) and concludes with an analysis of public and private worker training programs, addressing three broad questions: How do workers acquire the skills needed for upward mobility and career advancement? What is the current gap in education and training between black and white workers? And what strategies would reduce the gaps and improve the labor market outcomes for these workers?
Handbook of the Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations

Author: Pinar Batur

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319767574

Category: Social Science

Page: 434

View: 317

The study of racial and ethnic relations has become one of the most written about aspects in sociology and sociological research. In both North America and Europe, many "traditional" cultures are feeling threatened by immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Asia. This handbook is a true international collaboration looking at racial and ethnic relations from an academic perspective. It starts from the principle that sociology is at the hub of the human sciences concerned with racial and ethnic relations.
Race, Identity, and Representation in Education

Author: Warren Crichlow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136764479

Category: Education

Page: 508

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This stunning new edition retains the book's broad aims, intended audience, and multidisciplinary approach. New chapters take into account the more current backdrop of globalization, particularly events such as 9/11, and attendant developments that make a reconsideration of race relations in education quite urgent.
The Matrix of Race

Author: Rodney D. Coates

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506398082

Category: Social Science

Page: 430

View: 805

The authors are proud sponsors of the 2020 SAGE Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award—enabling graduate students and early career faculty to attend the annual ASA pre-conference teaching and learning workshop. The Matrix of Race: Social Construction, Intersectionality, and Inequality is a textbook that makes race and racial inequality "visible" in new ways to all students in race/ethnic relations courses, regardless of their backgrounds–from minorities who have experienced the impact of race in their own lives to members of dominant groups who might believe that we now live in a "color blind" society. The "matrix" refers to a way of thinking about race that reflects the intersecting, multilayered identities of contemporary society, and the powerful social institutions that shape our understanding of race. Its goals are to help readers get beyond familiar "us vs. them" arguments that can lead to resistance and hostility; promote self-appraisal; and stimulate more productive discussions about race and racism. Free Poster: Making Race and Racial Inequality Visible in New Ways A Complete Teaching & Learning Package SAGE coursepacks FREE! Easily import our quality instructor and student resource content into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Learn more. SAGE edge FREE online resources for students that make learning easier. See how your students benefit.
The Inequality Reader

Author: David Grusky

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429974090

Category: Social Science

Page: 666

View: 799

Oriented toward the introductory student, The Inequality Reader is the essential textbook for today's undergraduate courses. The editors, David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelenyi, have assembled the most important classic and contemporary readings about how poverty and inequality are generated and how they might be reduced. With thirty new readings, the second edition provides new materials on anti-poverty policies as well as new qualitative readings that make the scholarship more alive, more accessible, and more relevant. Now more than ever, The Inequality Reader is the one-stop compendium of all the must-read pieces, simply the best available introduction to the stratifi cation canon.