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White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood

Author: Rachael Woldoff
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Urban residential integration is often fleeting-a brief snapshot that belies a complex process of racial turnover in many U.S. cities. White Flight/Black Flight takes readers inside a neighborhood that has shifted rapidly and dramatically in race composition over the last two decades. The book presents a portrait of the life of a working-class neighborhood in the aftermath of white flight, illustrating cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woldoff, Rachael.
White flight/black flight
(DLC) 2010047279
(OCoLC)687614163
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachael Woldoff
ISBN: 9780801461033 0801461030 9780801461514 0801461510
OCLC Number: 878694330
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2012 Best Book in Urban Affairs Awar.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : what happens to a neighborhood after white flight? --
The Parkmont environment --
Choosing Parkmont : whites staying and blacks pioneering --
Stella Zuk's story : choosing to stay --
Cross-racial caregiving : pioneers helping stayers to age in place --
Ken Wilkinson : striving for the next generation --
Black flight : consequences of neighborhood cultural conflict --
Billy's narrative : clashing in Parkmont --
Skipping school : the negative effects of a neighborhood institution --
Conclusions : understanding the cultural dynamics of neighborhood change.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Rachael A. Woldoff.
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