ERIC Number: EJ396134
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Paradoxes in Black Economic Progress: Incomes, Families, and the Underclass.
Mincy, Ronald B.
Journal of Negro Education, v58 n3 p255-69 Sum 1989
Reviews trends in Black economic progress and compares data for Black and White families. Describes how structural changes in families and income inequalities are symptoms of a growing Black underclass. Calls for policies to reduce joblessness among underclass men and increase child support by absentee fathers. (MW)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Employment, Black Family, Blacks, Child Support, Economic Opportunities, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Family Income, Lower Class, One Parent Family, Poverty, Poverty Areas, Socioeconomic Influences, Statistical Data, Urban Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Shaping the Urban Future: People and Places, Problems and Potentials"; paper presented at the Twenty-First Anniversary Convocation of the National Urban Coalition, Washington, DC, May 1988.