Week 10

“Neighborhood Poverty and the Social Isolation of Inner-City African American Families.” In “Neighborhood Poverty and the Social Isolation of Inner-City African American Families”, the idea of isolationism in impoverished African-American communities is explored. Unlike the links between ethnic enclaves in immigrant neighborhoods and economic mobility both inside these communities and in the larger society as … Continue reading Week 10

William Julius Wilson

The Declining Significance of Race: Revisited but Not Revised Wilson’s ‘Declining Significance of Race’ is essentially a rebuttal to the argument that race is not less of an issue of significance than economic deprivation, or class immobility. More specifically, this particular article is in response to a colleague, Charles V. Willie, arguing that Wilson’s assertion […]

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