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Black and European Immigrants
An examination of the social mobility of various racial and ethnic groups before 1964.
# 140387 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US


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The paper discusses how in the period before 1964, as Smith finds, a number of racial and ethnic groups achieved upward mobility by improving the group's income status as they entered various professions and managerial positions. The paper does note, however, that over the same period, blacks surprisingly lost ground (151). The paper relates that Smith does not examine why this is so to as great a degree as he might, though certainly one reason is continuing discrimination, along with the continued ghettoization of much of the black population, a sort of separation that many other ethnic groups either did not experience or overcame some time ago.

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"In the period before 1964, as Smith finds, a number of racial and ethnic groups achieved upward mobility by improving the group's income status as they entered various professions and managerial positions. Over the same period, though, blacks surprisingly lost ground (151). Smith does not examine why this is so to as great a degree as he might, though certainly one reason is continuing discrimination, along with the continued ghettoization of much of the black population, a sort of separation that many other ethnic groups either did not experience or overcame some time ago. The factor Smith sees as having the most to do with the social mobility of..."

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