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Published: 06 June 2013

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199989300

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Black Ethnics

Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Christina M. Greer

  • Original theory of elevated minority status, where Afro-Caribbean and African migrants are viewed as better or different than native-born blacks by whites, but still not seen as model minorities like Asian American groups
  • Creation of an original survey of Social Service Employees Union-Local 371 members
  • One of the few studies that compares native-born blacks, Afro-Caribbeans, and African groups
  • Incorporates quantitative methods (survey analysis) and qualitative methods (in-depth interviews)

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