Black corporate executives : the making and breaking of a black middle class / Sharon M. Collins

Author(s): Collins-Lowry, Sharon M., 1947-
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Subjects: African American executives--Illinois--Chicago--Case studies
African Americans--Employment--Case studies
Discrimination in employment--United States--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997
Series: Labor and social change
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xv, 196 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Controversy over Race and Class 1
2. A Politically Mediated Opportunity Structure 17
3. Racialized Services in the Workplace 29
4. Tan Territories, Urban Upheaval, and the New Black Professionals 45
5. Race Tracks and Mainstream Careers 73
6. Peacekeepers, Crisis Managers, and Conciliators 99
7. Blacks on the Bubble 119
8. A Rash of Pessimism 137
9. Bursting the Bubble: The Failure of Black Progress 155
Notes 169
References 173
Index 185
Notes: LCCN: 96010735
ISBN: 1566394732 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1566394740 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-183) and index
OCLC Number: 34283982
ISBN/ISSN: 1566394732
1566394740