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Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Power, and Politics of Place

Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Power, and Politics of Place

by Robert D. Bullard
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ISBN-13: 2900742543293
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/03/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert D. Bullard is the Ware Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He is the author of thirteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, and smart growth. His most recent book is entitled Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice and Regional Equity (MIT Press 2007).

Table of Contents

Foreword   Carl Anthony     vii
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction: The Significance of Race and Place   Robert D. Bullard     1
The Black Metropolis in the Era of Sprawl   Robert D. Bullard     17
Structural Racism and Spatial Jim Crow   John a. powell     41
Residential Apartheid American Style   Joe T. Darden     67
Dilemma of Place and Suburbanization of the Black Middle Class   Sheryll Cashin     87
Walling In or Walling Out: Gated Communities   Edward J. Blakely   Thomas W. Sanchez     111
Spatial Mismatch and Job Sprawl   Michael A. Stoll     127
Atlanta: A Black Mecca?   Robert D. Bullard   Glenn S. Johnson   Angel O. Torres     149
Black New Orleans: Before and After Hurricane Katrina   Beverly H. Wright   Robert D. Bullard     173
Health Disparities in Black Los Angeles   J. Eugene Grigsby III     199
Black Political Power in the New Century   David A. Bositis     221
Achieving Equitable Development   Angela Glover Blackwell     243
Selected Bibliography     261
Index     267
About theEditor and Contributors     279

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