The Resource American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass, Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton, (electronic resource)

American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass, Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton, (electronic resource)

Label
American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass
Title
American apartheid
Title remainder
segregation and the making of the underclass
Statement of responsibility
Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black populations. It goes on to show that, despite the Fair Housing Act of 1968, segregation is perpetuated today through an interlocking set of individual actions, institutional practices, and governmental policies. In some urban areas the degree of black segregation is so intense and occurs in so many dimensions simultaneously that it amounts to "hypersegregation." The authors demonstrate that this systematic segregation of African Americans leads inexorably to the creation of underclass communities during periods of economic downturn. Under conditions of extreme segregation, any increase in the overall rate of black poverty yields a marked increase in the geographic concentration of indigence and the deterioration of social and economic conditions in black communities. As ghetto residents adapt to this increasingly harsh environment under a climate of racial isolation, they evolve attitudes, behaviors, and practices that further marginalize their neighborhoods and undermine their chances of success in mainstream American society. This book is a sober challenge to those who argue that race is of declining significance in the United States today
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massey, Douglas S
Dewey number
305.8/00973
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other
PerformerNote
Read by James Anderson Foster
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Denton, Nancy A
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race discrimination
  • Segregation
  • African Americans
  • Inner cities
  • United States
  • United States
  • Blacks
Target audience
adult
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Label
American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass, Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070394
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online resource
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spw
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rdacontent
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MWT12070394
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 43 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT12070394
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sound
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12070394
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Label
American apartheid : segregation and the making of the underclass, Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070394
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12070394
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 43 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12070394
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12070394
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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