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Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Christina M. Greer

Abstract

Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream explores the political significance of ethnicity for new immigrant and native-born blacks. Utilizing an original survey of a New York City labor population and multiple national data sources, Black Ethnics concludes that racial and ethnic identities affect the ways in which black ethnic groups conceptualize their possibilities for advancement and placement within the American polity. The ethnic and racial dual identity for blacks leads to significant distinctions in political behavior, feelings of incorporation, and policy ... More

Keywords: Black America, Ethnics, Immigration, Identity, Incorporation, American Dream, Native-born, Race, Ethnicity, Black

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199989300
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christina M. Greer, author
Fordham University

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