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To “affirmatively further fair housing”: Enduring Racial Inequalities in American Homes and Mortgages

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers what makes racial equality in the American housing system such a divisive issue. Because housing choices profoundly affect people's personal lives and yet also have enormous ... More


Interrogating Integration

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The chapter introduces the book’s central questions: How do residents of a racially and economically mixed neighborhood make sense of and live with diversity? How do neighborhoods shape the ... More


Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Evelyn M. Perry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

“We are in a bind,” writes Evelyn M. Perry. While conventional wisdom asserts that residential racial and economic integration holds great promise for reducing inequality in the United States, ... More


White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamics of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood

Rachael A. Woldoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449185
eISBN:
9780801461033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Urban residential integration is often fleeting—a brief snapshot that belies a complex process of racial turnover in many U.S. cities. This book takes readers inside a neighborhood that has shifted ... More


Introduction: The Battle over Race, Crime, and Gentrification

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter gives an overview of crime and gentrification in Rogers Park and Uptown. It explains why residents largely regarded efforts to tackle these interconnected problems as mutually ... More


Living Together

Evelyn M. Perry

in Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The closing chapter presents an explanation for the durability of Riverwest’s social diversity that centers on local culture and everyday processes of difference negotiation. It discusses the ... More


Conclusion

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

The conclusion summarizes the book’s main findings and discusses them in conversation with scholarly literatures on urban change, racial inequality, and criminal justice bias. It suggests that ... More


Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Jan Doering

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

Crime and gentrification represent hot button issues in racially diverse neighborhoods. Drawing on three and a half years of ethnographic fieldwork, this book provides a detailed analysis of ... More


A Brief History of Living Together

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 establishes the urban context in which the dynamics described in subsequent chapters unfolded. The chapter begins with a description of the prevalence and quality of crime, gang activity, ... More


Crime and Gentrification beyond Black and White

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite Rogers Park and Uptown’s impressive ethnoracial heterogeneity, almost all community activists who engaged with the politics of crime and gentrification were African Americans or non-Hispanic ... More


“White Vigilantes?”: Two Case Studies of Positive Loitering

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

Positive loitering is a type of neighborhood watch practice that safety activists in Rogers Park and Uptown commonly used in order to try and suppress street crime and gang activity. In conducting ... More


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