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Front of the House, Back of the HouseRace and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Eli Revelle Yano Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800612
eISBN:
9781479800674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800612.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In restaurants, why do all the white people work in the front and the brown people in the back? What keeps these workers apart, consigned to highly unequal types of jobs? Drawing on six years of ... More

Get a JobLabor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Are the unemployed more likely to commit crimes? Does having a job make one less likely to commit a crime? Criminologists have found that individuals who are marginalized from the labor market are ... More

Hurricane Harvey's AftermathPlace, Race, and Inequality in Disaster Recovery

Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath: Place, Race, and Inequality in Disaster Recovery

Kevin M. Fitzpatrick and Matthew L. Spialek

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479800735
eISBN:
9781479800780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800735.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Early June begins the Southern Hemisphere hurricane season. Stretching into November, it can often be a time of weary waiting and cautious optimism for coastal residents. Clear skies and calm seas ... More

Priced OutStuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Rachael A. "Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

On an average morning in Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Town housing development, birds chirp as early risers dash off to work, elderly residents enjoy a peaceful morning stroll, and flocks of parents usher ... More

Social PovertyLow-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties

Social Poverty: Low-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties

Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479891214
eISBN:
9781479857432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891214.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social Poverty draws on 192 interviews with young, low-income, unmarried parents to investigate the concept of social poverty, using the setting of a government-funded relationship education program. ... More

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