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American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass

Author: Douglas S Massey; Nancy A Denton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ. Press 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10. printView all editions and formats
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This powerful and disturbing book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas S Massey; Nancy A Denton
ISBN: 0674018206 9780674018204 0674018214 9780674018211
OCLC Number: 254301756
Description: x, 292 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Preface 1. The Missing Link 2. The Construction of the Ghetto 3. The Persistence of the Ghetto 4. The Continuing Causes of Segregation 5. The Creation of Underclass Communities 6. The Perpetuation of the Underclass 7. The Failure of Public Policy 8. The Future of the Ghetto Notes Index
Responsibility: Douglas S. Massey; Nancy A. Denton

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