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The hidden cost of being African American : how wealth perpetuates inequality / Thomas M. Shapiro.

Author/creator Shapiro, Thomas M.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Descriptionxv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Contents The color of the safety net -- The cost of being Black and the advantage of being white -- Inheritance : "that parent thing" -- Middle class in black and white : how level is the playing field? -- The homeownership crossroad -- Where people "choose" to live -- "Getting a decent middle-class American education" : pursuing advantage in schools.
Local noteLittle-472509--3051310678764
Local noteLittle-346621--305131052055U
Local noteLittle-346621--305131052055U
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [223]-230) and index.
LCCN 2003046742
ISBN019515147X (acid-free paper)
ISBN9780195151473 (acid-free paper)

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Joyner General Stacks E185.8 .S53 2004 ✔ Available Place Hold

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