Race and Gender in the American Economy: Views from Across the Spectrum
Prentice Hall, 1994 - Equality - 448 pages
Presents the competing explanations - conservative, liberal and radical - for the persistence of racial, sexual and economic inequality. Over 60 articles examine the influence of race and gender in the American economy. All sides of these economic issues are presented in a fairly non-technical way.
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VIEWS FROM ACROSS THE SPECTRUM
Three Economic Paradigms
Women Minorities and the Recent Economic History
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