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Race And Place

Equity Issues In Urban America, 1st Edition

By John W. Frazier, Florence Margai, Eugene Tettey-Fio


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Racism, racial equity, and the race-place connections related to racial inequalities in the U.S. are the major themes of this book. The long history of U.S. White racism toward Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians is deeply rooted in the political, socioeconomic, and intellectual frameworks of America, permitting racial inequities to become expressed as c

Table of Contents

1 Race, Ethnicity, and Locational Inequalities: Introduction, 2 U.S. Minority Population: Settlement Patterns, Dispersion, and Growth Trends, 3 Sociological Narratives of Racism in America, 4 Theories of Spatial Relationships in Urban America, 5 Minority and Nonminority Concentrations: Differentiating Between Race-and-Place-Based Inequalities in Urban America, 6 Deconstruction of Emerging Racial Mosaics: Equity Issues Where Asian Americans Mix with Other Minorities in Alameda County, California, 7 Indicators of Environmental Inequities and Threats to Minority Health in Urban America, 8 Retail Structure, Accessibility, and Inequalities in Areas of Minority Concentration, 9 Commuting and Locational Access to Employment in Urban America: Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Three Cities, 10 Racial Inequalities in Urban America: Retrospect and Prospect

About the Authors

JOHN W FRAZIER is professor of urban geography at SUNY, Binghamton. He has published three books and numerous articles on the applied aspects of geography. He served as consultant to the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Division of HUD, 1994-1996. FLORENCE M. MARGAI is associate professor of geography at SUNY, Binghamton. She received her Ph.D. in 1991 from Kent State University. EUGENE TETTEY-FIO is an assistant professor of urban geography at SUNY, Binghamton. Professor Tettey-Fio earned a Ph.D. from Kent State University in 1996

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General