[A] valuable addition to the racial equality discourse.... [Martin's] approach yields much needed detailing to broader structural and macro processes. (Thomas M. Shapiro,Contemporary Sociology)
A must read for undergraduate and graduate-level students of sociology, economics, and political science as well as faculty members and other professionals who study racial inequality in the contemporary US. Essential. (Choice)
An important and illuminating book about an inexplicably ignored topic. (Charles Awasu, Nyack College)
A great resource. . . . Martin provides insights into the many historical and structural factors that have kept African Americans from moving ahead economically. (Cedric Herring, University of Illinois at Chicago)
About the Author
Lori Latrice Martin is associate professor of sociology and African and American Studies at Louisiana State University.