American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass / Edition 1

American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass / Edition 1

by Douglas Massey, Nancy Denton
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018211
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
260,139
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Missing Link

2. The Construction of the Ghetto

3. The Persistence of the Ghetto

4. The Continuing Causes of Segregation

5. The Creation of Underclass Communities

6. The Perpetuation of the Underclass

7. The Failure of Public Policy

8. The Future of the Ghetto

Notes

Index

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