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Residential Segregation and Regional Democracy

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Residential racial and class segregation produce or exacerbate distributive injustice and political exclusion. Integration as the dispersal of a concentrated minority among the majority, however, ... More


Living Situations: How Segregated? How Unequal?

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the residential contexts of immigrant families, which also affect the starting point for the second generation. Fears that immigrants and their children will end up living in ... More


The Federal Government in a Segregated Society: Public Employment Exchanges and Housing Programmes

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King examines how interventions of the American federal government—namely, the United States Employment Service (USES), federal mortgage assistance, and public housing programmes—mirrored the ... More


Residential Segregation and Health

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Kimberly A. Lochner

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195138382
eISBN:
9780199865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138382.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines research on racial segregation and health. It argues that both theoretically and empirically, research on neighborhood effects needs to relate neighborhood characteristics to ... More


Learning Together or Apart? Ethnic Segregation in Lower Secondary Schools

Hanno Kruse and Frank Kalter

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Whether, or to what degree, minority students are able to learn together with majority peers in schools is among the important context factors for their integration paths. In this chapter we ... More


Residential Segregation and Health

Michael R. Kramer

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Demographers and sociologists have long been interested in social inequality, including as it relates to space. Residential segregation is a specific type of social sorting that results in the ... More


A tale of two cities:: residential segregation in St Louis and Cincinnati

Sungsoon Hwang

in Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter explores spatial patterns and processes of residential segregation in St. Louis and Cincinnati using spatial analytical methods. Mapping Blacks by the location quotient and local Moran’s ... More


Individual Decisions and Group Outcomes

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter begins with a Schelling problem that introduces the themes, “micromotives,” individual's intentions, and “macrobehavior,” which is the aggregate outcome of individual decisions. After ... More


Confronting School and Residential Segregation during the Cold War

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on educational and housing segregation prevailing during the period. It notes that the U.S. Supreme Court had issued the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ruling, ... More


Segregated Together: Latino-Black Interethnic Conflict

Tanya Katerí Hernández

in Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the complex and troubled history of interethnic violence between blacks and Latinos. It compares prevailing conditions in areas such as New York's Staten Island, where the ... More


Housing Segregation Produces Unequal Schools: Causes and Solutions

Gary Orfield

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Gary Orfieldfocuses on racial issues, explaining the intertwined character and baneful consequences of segregation in housing and schools. Educational opportunity is directly and deeply connected ... More


Street naming, infectious diseases and planning in early colonial Dakar: segregationist insights

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter illustrates both the site-relatedness of residential segregation in Dakar by the beginning of the twentieth century, and comparatively its inter-colonial, transnational facets. The ... More


Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book compares immigrant integration across key Western countries. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four critical European ... More


Introduction

Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa F. Berkman

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195138382
eISBN:
9780199865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138382.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the motivations behind this book, namely, the growing trend of residential segregation, whether by class or race-ethnicity; the emergence ... More


Housing and Social Engineering

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter introduces the social and cultural engineering behind the two decades-long project of housing privatization and its wide-ranging impact on the redefinition of urban social distinction ... 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


Housing Markets, Black and White: Negotiating the Postwar Housing Crisis, 1944–1959

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

in Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195386592
eISBN:
9780190259723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386592.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the postwar black housing crisis and residential segregation in Atlanta. It describes how the black leaders decided to address the crisis within the racial parameters demanded ... More


Fighting the Segregation Amendment: Black and Mexican American Responses to Proposition 14 in Los Angeles

Max Felker-Kantor

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the responses of African Americans and Mexican Americans to Proposition 14—dubbed the antifair housing initiative—in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the interracial ... More


Introduction

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter establishes the setting of the study at Oxnard, California, whose educational past lends itself to original analysis of schooling discrimination and contributes to national ... More


Justice and Residential Segregation

Andrew Valls

in Rethinking Racial Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190860554
eISBN:
9780190860592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860554.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The built environment in cities and the distribution of individuals within it have profound implications for the prospect of justice. Racial residential segregation raises issues of justice because ... More


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