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.

Double Exposure

Author: Chester W. Hartman
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9781563249624
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American. Apartheid. Segregation. and. the. Making. of. the. Underclass. Douglas
. S. Massey. During the 1970s, Black poverty became more persistent and
geographically concentrated in American cities. Many observers explained these
trends by pointing to the class-specific effects of government welfare policies,
industrial restructuring, changing sexual mores, the breakdown of the family, and
the departure of the middle class from inner-city neighborhoods. While not
denying the ...

Race And Racism In The United States An Encyclopedia Of The American Mosaic 4 Volumes

Author: Charles A. Gallagher
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803463
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Blacks are the only racial group in the United States to experience this pattern of
constant and extreme segregation known as hypersegregation. Ultimately, the
persistence of racial segregation in American cities results in extreme
socioeconomic disadvantages for black Americans. sonja v. harry Further
Reading: Massey, Douglass S. “American Apartheid: Segregation and the
Making ofthe Underclass.” American Journal ofSociology 96 (1990): 329–357.
Massey, Douglass S., and ...

Arbeit Gegen Armut

Author: Thomas Gebhardt
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3322890791
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Massey, Douglas S., Denton, Nancy A., 1993: American Apartheid. Segregation
and the Making of the Underclass, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Matthews, Sharon D., 1994: "Statement of Sharon D. Matthews, Executive
Directors Public Welfare Coalition" in: U.S. House of Representatives, Committee
on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Ressources, Hearings on Reform
Proposals including HR.4605 The Work and Responsibility Act of 1994 (103d
Cong „2nd ...

Urban Poverty And The Underclass

Author: Enzo Mingione
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470712651
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(1992) La dispersione scolastica degli istituti professionali. Franco Angeli, Milano
. Massey, D. (1985) Ethnic residential segregation: a theoretical synthesis and
empirical review. Sociology and Social Research, 69, 315-50. (1990) American
apartheid: segregation and the making of the underclass. American Journal of
Sociology, 96, 329—57. and Denton, N. (1987) Trends in the residential
segregation of blacks, Hispanics, and Asians: 1970-1980. American Sociological
Review, 52, ...

The Urban Sociology Reader

Author: Jan Lin
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415323428
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Segregation. and. the. Making. of. the. Underclass”. from. American. Apartheid. (
1993). Douglas. S. Massey. and. Nancy. A. Denton. Editors'. Introduction. One
hundred years after W. E. DuBois first decried that “the problem of the Twentieth
Century is the problem of the color-line,” Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton
warn that racial segregation is still an imposing obstacle in American society. The
hypersegregation” of blacks and Latinos in urban ghettos at the turn of the new ...

Encyclopedia Of Homelessness

Author: David Levinson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761927514
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In J. Baumohl (Ed.), Homelessness in America (pp. 24–33). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx
Press. Lewis O. (1966). La vida: A Puerto Rican family in the culture of poverty:
San Juan and New York. New York: Random House. Massey, D. S. (1993).
Latinos, poverty, and the underclass: A new agenda for research. Hispanic
Journal of the Behavioral Sciences, 15(4), 449–475. Massey, D. S., & Denton,
N. A. (1993). American apartheid: Segregation and the making of the underclass.
Cambridge, MA: ...

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
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Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America. Princeton,
NJ: Princeton University Press. AMERICAN APARTHEID The book American
Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass was coauthored by
Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton and published in 1993 by Harvard
University Press. It was written at the height of the debate on the “urban
underclass,” which focused on whether U.S. cities had come to house a large
population of poor ...