The Resource A common destiny : Blacks and American society, Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr., editors ; Committee on the Status of Black Americans, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

A common destiny : Blacks and American society, Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr., editors ; Committee on the Status of Black Americans, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

Label
A common destiny : Blacks and American society
Title
A common destiny
Title remainder
Blacks and American society
Statement of responsibility
Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr., editors ; Committee on the Status of Black Americans, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.8/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.86
LC item number
.C582 1989eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A common destiny : Blacks and American society, Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr., editors ; Committee on the Status of Black Americans, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Publication
Note
Papers and studies resulting from a four-year study conducted under the aegis of the Committee on the Status of Black Americans
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Summary and conclusions: Summary of major findings ; A record of the status of Black Americans ; The future: alternatives and policy implications ; Conclusion -- Overview: then and now: Change and continuity in Black-White status since 1940 ; Data, findings, and interpretations: concepts and methods ; Note ; References -- Black participation in American society: The baseline period: 1935-1945 ; black participation in social institutions since 1945 ; Residential segregation ; Black participation in social life since 1945 ; Conclusion ; References -- Racial attitudes and behavior: The empirical record: 1940-1986 ; Contemporary Black-White relations ; Explanations of Black and White attitudes toward race ; References -- Identity and institutions in the Black community: Social structure ; Institutions: instruments of change ; Black identity ; References -- Black political participation: From rights to resources ; Core political values ; The struggle for civil rights: protest and litigation ; Democratic status: voting and holding office ; Allocational status: influencing public policy ; Summary ; References -- Blacks in the economy: A half century of uneven change ; Poverty ; Income and wealth ; Blacks in the labor market ; Employment and equal opportunity ; Conclusions ; References -- The schooling of Black Americans: Enrollment and attainment ; Achievement ; School factors in attainment and achievement ; Extraschool factors in attainment and achievement ; Policy context and conclusions ; References -- Black Americans' health: Overview ; Pregnancy and infancy ; Childhood ; Adolescents and young adults ; Adulthood ; Older adults ; Provision of health care ; Conclusions ; References -- Crime and the administration of criminal justice: Crime and punishment ; Criminal offenders and victims ; The criminal justice process ; Black criminial justice personnel ; Summary ; References -- Children and families: Changing family patterns ; Causes of changing family patterns ; Conclusions ; References -- Appendices: Notes on methodology, definitions, and needed data and research ; Biographical sketches of committee and panel members and staff ; Committee activities -- Index
Control code
ocm42329074
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 608 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585024486
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b36693583
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329074
  • ebscoaca0585024480

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