American Apartheid

Author: Douglas S. Massey
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674018211
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This powerful and disturbing book links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities.

Race And The Politics Of Deception

Author: Christopher Mele
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479866091
Size: 61.99 MB
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In Race and the Politics of Deception, Christopher Mele unpacks America’s history of dealing with racial problems through the inequitable use of public space.

Stuck In Place

Author: Patrick Sharkey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226924262
Size: 30.57 MB
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In Stuck in Place, Sharkey describes how political decisions and social policies have led to severe disinvestment from black neighborhoods, persistent segregation, declining economic opportunities, and a growing link between African ...

When Work Disappears

Author: William Julius Wilson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307794695
Size: 20.58 MB
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"Wilson is the keenest liberal analyst of the most perplexing of all American problems...[This book is] more ambitious and more accessible than anything he has done before." --The New Yorker From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Imperative Of Integration

Author: Elizabeth Anderson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400836824
Size: 12.12 MB
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Offering an expansive model for practicing political philosophy in close collaboration with the social sciences, this book is a trenchant examination of how racial integration can lead to a more robust and responsive democracy.

Poverty And Place

Author: Paul A. Jargowsky
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 161044308X
Size: 32.82 MB
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Poverty and Place sets forth the facts necessary to inform the public understanding of the growth of concentrated poverty, and confronts essential questions about how the spiral of urban decay in our nation's cities can be reversed.

Climbing Mount Laurel

Author: Douglas S. Massey
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400846048
Size: 26.34 MB
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Climbing Mount Laurel proves that the building of affordable housing projects is an efficacious, cost-effective approach to integration and improving the lives of the poor, with reasonable cost and no drawbacks for the community at large.

American Project

Author: Sudhir Alladi VENKATESH
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674044657
Size: 37.58 MB
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As the wrecking ball brings down some of these concrete monoliths, Sudhir Venkatesh seeks to reexamine public housing from the inside out, and to salvage its troubled legacy.