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American Apartheid

Segregation and the Making of the Underclass

by Douglas Massey

  • 125 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671377M
    ISBN 100674018214
    ISBN 109780674018211

    American Apartheid is brilliantly written and exposes the evil of housing segregation in this country. The facts are stunning and disturbing. You can clearly see some of the causes of inequality and the wealth gap. American Apartheid is referenced frequently in books, articles, and bibliographies/5(34).   This powerful and disturbing book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black by:

      COLLECTIVE AMNESIA is a big book that covers a lot of ground: from the institutionalization of chattel slavery in the American colonies in the s, by virtue of which African Americans acquired the status of personal property; to the critical role played by some , highly motivated black soldiers in the Civil War, whose participation, the author /5(1). This article argues that racial segregation is crucial to explaining the emergence of the urban underclass during the s. A strong interaction between rising rates of poverty and high levels of residential segregation explains where, why and in which groups the underclass arose. This argument is developed with simulations that replicate the economic conditions observed Cited by:

    Publisher's Summary American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the 20th century in order to isolate growing urban black populations. A splendid book. American Apartheid explores a topic that many of us have come to take for granted, presents a fascinating array of data that have never been assembled in one place and compellingly argues that segregation is crucial to understanding what has happened to [urban] blacks. Andrew Billingsley - Washington Post Book World.


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