Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity

Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity

by Gregory D. Squires, Charis E. Kubrin
     
 

In the United States today, quality of life depends heavily on where one lives - but high levels of racial segregation in residential communities make it frustratingly difficult to disentangle the effects of place from those of race. Gregory Squires and Charis Kubrin tackle these issues head-on, exploring how inequities resulting from the intersection of race and… See more details below

Overview

In the United States today, quality of life depends heavily on where one lives - but high levels of racial segregation in residential communities make it frustratingly difficult to disentangle the effects of place from those of race. Gregory Squires and Charis Kubrin tackle these issues head-on, exploring how inequities resulting from the intersection of race and place, coupled with the effects of public policy, permeate and shape structures of opportunity in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588264497
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Race and place1
2Accessing traditionally inaccessible neighborhoods25
3Predatory lending : the new redlining55
4Racial profiling, insurance style69
5How home mortgage money reduces crime95
6Residence and recidivism119
7Race, place, and the politics of privilege135

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