Showunmi, Victoria

Dr. Victoria Showunmi holds an Ed.D. from the University of Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. She is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Lifelong and Comparative Education at the Institute of Education at the University of London.

Why British Black Women Have Difficulty Finding Employment. A Sociological Analysis
2012 0-7734-2943-3
Utilizes first-hand interviews with unemployed black women in Britain to ascertain reasons why they cannot find work. The author studies the various barriers that impede Black Women from succeeding in employment and in education. Her conclusions are that racial discrimination along with their subjective racial and gendered identity hinders their forward progress in employment situations, and in educational settings.