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The bridge over the racial divide [electronic resource] : rising inequality and coalition politics / William Julius Wilson.

By: Wilson, William J, 1935-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Aaron Wildavsky forum for public policy: 2.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (x, 163 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520927193 (electronic bk.); 0520927192 (electronic bk.); 0585272506 (electronic bk.); 9780585272504 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects | Racism -- Political aspects -- United States | Coalitions | African Americans -- Politics and government | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975- | Minorities -- Political activity -- United States | Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions | Social classes -- Political activity -- United States | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981- | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bridge over the racial divide.DDC classification: 305.8/00973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Racial Antagonisms and the Expanding Ranks of the Have-Nots; 2. Global Economic Changes and the Limits of the Race Relations Vision; 3. Building a Foundation for Multiracial Cooperation; 4. From "Racial Preference" to Affirmative Opportunity; 5. Bridging the Racial Divide and Coalition Politics; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y;
Summary: In a work that will significantly influence the political discussion with respect to race and class politics, one of the country's most influential sociologists focuses on the rising inequality in American society and the need for a progressive, multiracial political coalition to combat it. The culmination of decades of distinguished scholarship, The Bridge over the Racial Divide brilliantly demonstrates how political power is disproportionately concentrated among the most advantaged segments of society and how the monetary, trade, and tax policies of recent years have deepened this power imba
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-155) and index.

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In a work that will significantly influence the political discussion with respect to race and class politics, one of the country's most influential sociologists focuses on the rising inequality in American society and the need for a progressive, multiracial political coalition to combat it. The culmination of decades of distinguished scholarship, The Bridge over the Racial Divide brilliantly demonstrates how political power is disproportionately concentrated among the most advantaged segments of society and how the monetary, trade, and tax policies of recent years have deepened this power imba

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Racial Antagonisms and the Expanding Ranks of the Have-Nots; 2. Global Economic Changes and the Limits of the Race Relations Vision; 3. Building a Foundation for Multiracial Cooperation; 4. From "Racial Preference" to Affirmative Opportunity; 5. Bridging the Racial Divide and Coalition Politics; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y;

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