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By Michelle Holder

This publication analyzes the prestige and place of African American males within the U.S. hard work marketplace sooner than, in the course of, and after the nice Recession. utilizing a version of occupational crowding, the booklet outlines how the illustration of African American males in significant occupational different types virtually universally declined in the course of the fresh recession at the same time white non-Hispanic males have been capable of hold their occupational illustration within the face of brilliant activity losses. utilizing US Census Bureau information, this ebook illustrates how African American males sought to insulate their workforce from devastating task losses via expanding their academic attainment in a task industry the place employers exercised extra leverage in hiring. even if, this procedure was once not able to guard this team from disparate task losses as African American males turned additional marginalized within the team through the nice Recession. Policy techniques to handle excessive African American male unemployment are defined within the ultimate chapter.

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