Bitter fruit : the politics of Black-Korean conflict in New York City (Book, 2000) []
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Bitter fruit : the politics of Black-Korean conflict in New York City

Bitter fruit : the politics of Black-Korean conflict in New York City

Author: Claire Jean Kim
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Conflict between Blacks and Koreans has increased in American cities during the past two decades. In this timely book, Claire Jean Kim investigates the most prolonged episode of such conflict - the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, when Black nationalist and Haitian activists led a boycott and picketing campaign against two Korean-owned produce stores in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Drawing on years of in-depth interviewing, Kim  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Jean Kim
ISBN: 0300074069 9780300074062 0300093306 9780300093308
OCLC Number: 43684640
Awards: American Political Science Association Ralph J. Bunche Award, 2001.
Description: 300 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Exposing racial power --
Racial ordering --
Black power resurgent --
The red apple boycott --
The Korean American response --
Manufacturing outrage.
Responsibility: Claire Jean Kim.


An examination of escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities, focusing on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990. Claire Jean Kim rejects the idea that Black-Korean conflict constitutes  Read more...


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"Sets an incisive new pattern for our understanding of class in multiracial politics." Micaela di Leonardo, Nation

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