Race and labor matters in the new U.S. economy

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jun 28, 2006 - Business & Economics - 222 pages
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In this powerful new work, Marable, Ness, and Wilson maintain that contrary to the popular hubris about equality churned out by the capitalist class, race is entrenched and more divisive than any time since the Civil Rights Movement. Race and Labor Matters in the New U.S. Economy asserts that all advances in American race relations have only evolved through conflict and collective struggle. The foundation of the class divide in the United States remains, while racial and ethnic segregation, privilege, and domination, and the institution of neoliberalism have become a detriment to all workers.remains, while racial and ethnic segregation, privilege and domination, and the institution of neoliberal policies are a detriment to all workers.

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Contents

The New American Paradigm
1
Framing the New Struggle for Racial Labor Justice
8
Race in American Society
11
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Manning Marable is Professor of Public Affairs, History and African-American Studies, and Director for the Center for Contemporary Black History at Columbia University.

Brooklyn College-CUNY