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Joblessness and unemployment: A review of the literature

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:37
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Individual Author: 
Mason, Patrick L.
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Place Published: 
Philadelphia, PA
Published Date: 
January 1996
Published Date (Text): 
January 1996
Year: 
1996
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Abstract: 

This literature review gathers evidence on the relationship between African American male economic potential in the formal sector of the economy and transitions in African American family structure and marital stability. This review also provides insight into the crime, unemployment, family structure, and race debate. Competing theoretical explanations of transitions in family structure and marital stability are examined. Specifically, we compare the "African American structural model" with the "new household economics" and the sociological tradition that alleges that African American family life is pathological. (author abstract)

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