The political economy of the urban ghetto
- OCLC: ocm44954264
- ISBN: 9780585214221
- ISBN: 0585214220
1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations.
- Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1984.
|Bibliography:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-273) and index.
|Contents:|| The ghetto and the city -- The evolution of urban racial segregation and discrimination -- The emergence of Balck ghettos -- Ghetto life during the Great Depression -- The World War II interlude -- The collapse of traditional Southern agriculture -- Organized labor and Black workers -- The changing economic base of metropolitan areas -- Black economic well-being since the 1950s -- The economic dynamics of the ghetto -- Work and wages in the ghetto -- Discrimination and coerced labor -- The welfare system and the ghetto economy -- Business enterprise in the urban ghetto -- Can we solve the problem?
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