Why Blue-Collar Blacks Help Less

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Smith, Sandra Susan; Young, Kara Alexis;
(2013)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences, African Americans, Jobseekers, Blue-Collar | African Americans, Jobseekers, Blue-Collar

Why are blue-collar blacks less likely to help jobseekers than jobholders from other ethnoracial groups or even than more affluent blacks? Drawing from in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 97 black and Latino workers at one large, public sector employer, we find th... View more
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