In this important new book, Bart Landry contributes significantly to the study of black American life and its social stratification and to the study of American middle class life in general.
The New Black Middle Class
About the Book
Table of Contents
Introduction: Middle-Class Blacks and the American Dream
1 The Old Black Middle Class: Dilemma of Race in a Class Society
2 The New Black Middle Class: Has Race Been Eclipsed?
3 Moving On Up: At Last a Piece of the Pie
4 How Big a Piece?
5 Life in the Middle: In Pursuit of the American Dream
6 Consumption: Where, What, and How Much
7 Life Style: And the Living Is Easy, or Is It?
8 The New Black Middle Class in the 1980s: Checking Its Vital Signs