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Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans
Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans (March 2005)
A Reconsideration of Race and Economics, Revised Edition
John Sibley Butler - Author

This long-awaited revision of a classic work traces the unique development of business enterprises and other community organizations among black Americans from before the Civil War to the present.

Since its publication in 1991, Entrepreneurship and Self-Help among Black Americans has become a classic work, influencing the study of entrepreneurship and, more importantly, revitalizing a research tradition that place...(Read More)
 
 
In Defense of Mohawk Land
In Defense of Mohawk Land (April 1997)
Ethnopolitical Conflict in Native North America
Linda Pertusati - Author

Examines the conflict that exists between the Mohawk Warrior Movement and Canada within the context of the Mohawk nation's struggle for national self-determination.
During 1990, a land dispute between the Mohawk territory of Kanehsatake and the town of Oka, Quebec, Canada took center stage in the world community, erupting into months of intense and often violent confrontation. Rooted in the historical reality of past injustices, the event...(Read More)
 
 
Ethnicity
Ethnicity (July 1994)
Source of Strength? Source of Conflict?
J. Milton Yinger - Author

"Yinger is one of the world's leading authorities on this subject; and this book provides a valuable distillation of his work and thought on this critical topic. I like most, as I have for years in Yinger's writing, his original thinking on both the macro- and micro-topics of the subject. This book is not a mere rehash of what is known in the field. It offers fresh, even sometimes contrasting, viewpoints to the accepted wisdom in the field."--T. F. ...(Read More)
 
 
Immigrant Women
Immigrant Women (July 1994)
Revised, Second Edition
Maxine S. Seller - Editor

Immigrant Women combines memoirs, diaries, oral history, and fiction to present an authentic and emotionally compelling record of women's struggles to build new lives in a new land. This new edition has been expanded to include additional material on recent Asian and Hispanic immigration and an updated bibliography.

"This book is a collection of first-hand accounts of the experiences and conditions surrounding the emigration of women f...(Read More)
 
 
Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black Americans
Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black Americans (October 1991)
A Reconsideration of Race and Economics
John Sibley Butler - Author

In this book, author John Sibley Butler traces the unique development of business enterprises and other community organizations among Black Americans from before the Civil War into the present. He compares these efforts to other strong traditions of self-help among groups such as Japanese-Americans, Jewish Americans, and Greek-Americans. The author also shows how the higher education of Black children is already a valued tradition among Black self...(Read More)
 
 
Minorities in the Middle
Minorities in the Middle (July 1991)
A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Walter P. Zenner - Author

"What impresses me most about this book is that it is looking at a topic which is very fresh. If you look at the literature, there is considerable mention of the 'minorities in the middle,' but never any real grounding of the analyses in any kind of empirical data. What you have in this piece is that missing link; not only theorizing, but giving specific cases.

"The notion is that there are ethnic, racial groups who have somehow 'made it' i...(Read More)
 
 
Ethnicity and Inequality
Ethnicity and Inequality (August 1990)
Robert M. Jiobu - Author

This book is a study of the relationship between ethnicity and socioeconomic status. it is the first to empirically study both the white and nonwhite underclass. Jiobu uses United States census data on twenty ethnic groups including specific white groups and specific nonwhite groups. Using the 1980 national census, which contains information on ancestry for the first time, Jiobu demonstrates that it is possible to define ethnic groups in new ways...(Read More)
 
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