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The Black metropolis in the twenty-first century : race, power, and politics of place

Author: Robert D Bullard
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written mostly by African-American scholars, the chapters in this book describe the challenges facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan regions as they seek to address continuing and emerging patterns of racial polarization in the twenty-first century. The book clearly shows that the United States entered the new millennium as one of the wealthiest and most powerful nations on Earth. Yet amid this prosperity, our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black metropolis in the twenty-first century.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)652268234
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Bullard
ISBN: 9780742543294 0742543293 9780742543287 0742543285
OCLC Number: 76828702
Description: xi, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The significance of race and place / Robert D. Bullard --
The Black metropolis in the era of sprawl / Robert D. Bullard --
Structural racism and spatial Jim Crow / John A. Powell --
Residential apartheid America style / Joe T. Darden --
Dilemma of place and suburbanization of the Black middle class / Sheryll Cashin --
Walling in or walling out : gated communities / Edward J. Blakely and Thomas W. Sanchez --
Spatial mismatch and job sprawl / Michael A. Stoll --
Atlanta : a Black mecca? / Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, and Angel O. Torres --
Black New Orleans : before and after Hurricane Katrina / Beverly H. Wright and Robert D. Bullard --
Health disparities in Black Los Angeles / J. Eugene Grigsby III --
Black political power in the new century / David A. Bositis --
Achieving equitable development / Angela Glover Blackwell.
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert D. Bullard.
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