This collection of original essays takes a new look at race in urban spaces by highlighting the intersection of the physical separation of minority groups and the social processes of their marginalization. Race, Space, and Exclusion provides a dynamic and productive dialogue among scholars of racial exclusion and segregation from different perspectives, theoretical and methodological angles, and social science disciplines. This text is ideal for upper-level undergraduate or lower-level graduate courses on housing policy, urban studies, inequalities, and planning courses.
'Editors Adelman and Mele have included very provocative readings that analyze how black-white racial residential segregation persists, resulting in spatial and social exclusion that continues to reinforce racial inequality… In summary, the readings were generally interesting and thought provoking with emphasis on how racial segregation has evolved into a new form, how it feels to residents, and how racial inequality can be challenged in the contemporary US. Summing up: Recommended'—P. J. Venturelli, Valparaiso University, CHOICE Reviews
Foreword by Nancy A. Denton 1. Racial Exclusion and Spatial Inequality in Metropolitan America by Christopher Mele and Robert M. Adelman Section 1: Racial Exclusion in Policy and Practice 2. Homeownership Expansion, Suburbanization, and Residential Segregation by Greg Mills and Mary J. Fischer 3. Fair Housing and Residential Segregation by Deirdre Oakley 4. The Lifecourse Perspective and Explaining Racial Residential Segregation by Kris Marsh and Kivan Polimis Section 2: Racial exclusion in the production of urban space 5. Contemporary Urban Development and Compounded Exclusion by Christopher Mele 6. City Redevelopment, Black Exclusion, and America’s New Fear Governance by David Wilson Section 3: Visualizing Racial Exclusion in Buffalo, New York Text by William Richardson; Photographs by Sonia M. Strohl Section 4: Race, Exclusion, and Narrative Position 7. Race and Place: The Narratives of Octogenarian Jews in the Bronx by Bradley Gardener 8. Engaging Contradictions: Resisting Racial Exclusion by Leela Viswanathan Section 5: RACIAL AND SPATIAL INEQUALITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 9. The Transformation of Exclusion from an Overt to a Covert Process by Jared Strohl 10. Social Inequality and Spatial Exclusion by Robert M. Adelman
This series brings original perspectives on key topics in urban research to today's students in a series of short accessible texts, guided readers, and practical handbooks. Each volume examines how long-standing urban phenomena continue to be relevant in an increasingly urban and global world, and in doing so, connects the best new scholarship with the wider concerns of students seeking to understand life in the twenty-first century metropolis.
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