CAAS 463 - The Black Middle Class in America
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
20
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar provides a broad overview of the emergence, growth, and stability of the Black middle class. We will be concerned with the following much-debated questions:

  1. Which criteria should we use to determine who among the Black population is middle class?
  2. How does class position shape opportunity?
  3. Is there a viable Black middle class culture?
  4. How do members of the Black middle class assess their experience?

CAAS 463 - The Black Middle Class in America
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
46103
Open
13
 
-
Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0679737456
Black ice, Author: Lorene Cary., Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 1992
Required
ISBN: 0684832410
Black bourgeoisie, Author: by E. Franklin Frazier., Publisher: Free Press Paperbacks 1st Free P 1997
Required
ISBN: 0060984384
Our kind of people : inside America's Black upper class, Author: Lawrence Otis Graham., Publisher: HarperPerennial 1st Harper 2000
Required
ISBN: 0520251164
Blue-chip Black race, class, and status in the new Black middle class, Author: Karyn R. Lacy, Publisher: Univ. of California Press 2007
Required
ISBN: 0520239504
Unequal childhoods : class, race, and family life, Author: Annette Lareau., Publisher: Univ. of California Press [Nachdr.] 2007
Required
ISBN: 1847673511
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Author: Barack Obama., Publisher: Canongate [Pbk. ed.] 2008
Required
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