qStill the Promised City?q addresses the question of why African-Americans have fared so poorly in securing unskilled jobs in the postwar era and why new immigrants have done so well. This insightful book uses New York as a prism to examine the changing relationships among race, immigration, and social mobility. Roger Waldinger's analysis offers a new understanding of America's most serious social problem and fresh approaches to attacking it.African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York Roger David Waldinger. assessorsa#39; local, a forty-year veteran of the civil service. aquot;People who ... A lot of the people I got in the beginning for analysts, data base managers, couldna#39;t cut it. ... When they set up the . . . division, no exam was needed to get hired.
|Title||:||Still the Promised City?|
|Author||:||Roger David Waldinger|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 1999-11|