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Searching for Whitopia : an improbable journey to the heart of white America

Author: Rich Benjamin
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An examination of a recent migration of white Americans to small, predominantly white cities describes the author's visits to "whitopias" throughout the country, where he met white citizens from myriad walks of life, learned the causes of the migration, and familiarized himself with each neighborhood's landscapes and social structures.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rich Benjamin
ISBN: 9781401322687 1401322689
OCLC Number: 424454780
Description: viii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Utah's Dixie --
The Latino time bomb --
Golf as it was meant to be --
Almost heaven --
Privacy is an attribute of good living --
The geography of homogeneity: what's race got to do with it? --
Land of the free, home of the braves --
Exurb nation --
Potomac 20854 --
Conclusion: toward the common good.
Responsibility: Rich Benjamin.

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An examination of a recent migration of white Americans to small, predominantly white cities describes the author's visits to "whitopias" throughout the country, where he met white citizens from myriad walks of life, learned the causes of the migration, and familiarized himself with each neighborhood's landscapes and social structures.

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