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Stuck in Place : Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality

By: Sharkey, Patrick.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (261 p.).ISBN: 9780226924267.Subject(s): African American neighborhoods -- Economic aspects | African American neighborhoods -- Social aspects | Discrimination in housing -- United States | Equality -- United States | Urban African Americans -- Civil rights | Urban African Americans -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Stuck in Place : Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial EqualityDDC classification: 323.1196/073 | 323.1196073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The Inheritance of the Ghetto""; ""3. A Forty-Year Detour on the Path toward Racial Equality""; ""4. Neighborhoods and the Transmission of Racial Inequality""; ""5. The Cross-Generational Legacy of Urban Disadvantage""; ""6. Confronting the Inherited Ghetto: An Empirical Perspective""; ""7. Toward a Durable Urban Policy Agenda""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""
Summary: In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement's successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality has barely changed. To understand what went wrong, Patrick Sharkey argues that we have to understand what has happened to African American communities over the last several decades. 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 America
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""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The Inheritance of the Ghetto""; ""3. A Forty-Year Detour on the Path toward Racial Equality""; ""4. Neighborhoods and the Transmission of Racial Inequality""; ""5. The Cross-Generational Legacy of Urban Disadvantage""; ""6. Confronting the Inherited Ghetto: An Empirical Perspective""; ""7. Toward a Durable Urban Policy Agenda""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""

In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement's successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality has barely changed. To understand what went wrong, Patrick Sharkey argues that we have to understand what has happened to African American communities over the last several decades. 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 America

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