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Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Ebun Joseph


With race as a central theme, this book presents racial stratification as the underlying system which accounts for the difference in outcomes of Whites and Blacks in the labour market. Critical race theory (CRT) is employed to discuss the operation, research, maintenance and impact of racial stratification. The power of this book is the innovative use of a stratification framework to expose the pervasiveness of racial inequality in the labour market. It teaches readers how to use CRT to investigate the racial hierarchy and it provides a replicable framework to identify the racial order based o ... More

Keywords: Racial stratification, Blacks, Whites, White supremacy, Labour market, Racial inequality, Discrimination, Group favouritism, Racism, Immigrants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526134394
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526134400


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ebun Joseph, author
University College Dublin