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By Michelle Holder

This booklet analyzes the prestige and place of African American males within the U.S. exertions industry ahead of, in the course of, and after the nice Recession. utilizing a version of occupational crowding, the ebook outlines how the illustration of African American males in significant occupational different types nearly universally declined in the course of the contemporary recession while white non-Hispanic males have been in a position to hold their occupational illustration within the face of wonderful activity losses. utilizing US Census Bureau facts, this ebook illustrates how African American males sought to insulate their workforce from devastating task losses through expanding their academic attainment in a task industry the place employers exercised extra leverage in hiring. although, this method used to be not able to guard this team from disparate task losses as African American males grew to become extra marginalized within the group throughout the nice Recession. coverage ways to deal with excessive African American male unemployment are defined within the ultimate chapter.

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Perceived Criminality, Criminal Background Checks and the Racial Hiring Practices of Employers. The Journal of Law and Economics 49: 451–480. Hoynes, Hilary, Douglas S. Miller, and Jessamyn Schaller. 2012. Who Suffers During Recessions? Journal of Economic Perspectives 26(3): 45–46. Myers, Samuel L. , and William Sabol. 1987. Unemployment and Racial Differences in Imprisonment. Review of Black Political Economy 16(1–2): 189–209. National Employment Law Project. 2011. “Hiring Discrimination Against the Unemployed: Federal Bill Outlaws Excluding the Unemployed from Job 34 M.

Brown et al. 6 The authors concluded that labor market discrimination based on gender explains the results of their experiment. 7 There are, however, several scholars who have focused on race and occupational segregation. Of these researchers, Wicks-Lim (2011) specifically looked at the effect of the Great Recession on occupational crowding by race. 38 M. Holder A Note on Use of the Term “Crowded Out” in This Book The term “crowding out” in economics typically refers to the scenario where monetary policy in the form of government investment “crowds out” private investment.

Myers Jr. and William Sabol, “Unemployment and Racial Differences in Imprisonment,” Review of Black Political Economy Vol. 16, No. 1–2 (1987): 189–209. 37.  Criminal Justice System (Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza, 2004), 57–73. THE POSITION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN IN THE US LABOR MARKET... 21 BIBLIOGRAPHY Angier, Natalie. 2000. Do Races Differ? Not Really. New York Times, August 22. pagewanted=all Bernard, Keith. 1976. The Business Cycle and the Occupational Distribution of Black Workers.

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