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Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More


The New Geography of Inequality in Urban America

Douglas S. Massey

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses geographic inequality in the United States, focusing on the urban–suburban divide where racial inequality is present between inner cities and suburbs nationwide. It identifies ... More


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