This book examines escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities by focusing on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, led by Black and Haitian activists against Korean-owned produce stores in Brooklyn. Kim rejects conventional wisdom that Black-Korean conflict constitutes racial scapegoating and argues instead that it is a response to white dominance in American society.
About the Author :
Claire Jean Kim has contributed to Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black- Korean Conflict in New York City as an author.
Kim is assistant professor in the department of political science and the Asian American Studies program at the University of California, Irvine.
|Title:||Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black- Korean Conflict in New York City||Publisher:||Yale University Press|
|Author:||Claire Jean Kim|
|No. of Pages:||320|
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