Week 8

“Segregation and the Making of the Underclass” [Douglas S. Massey & Nancy A. Denton] In Massey and Denton’s “Segregation and the Making of the Underclass”, the actual process of racial segregation and the subsequent resulting creation of an ‘underclass’ dominated by African-Americans is explained. Massey and Denton do not hesitate to point out that racially … Continue reading Week 8

Segregation and the Making of the Underclass

Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton explains the segregation of blacks in our society. He mostly targets the housing and the effect on black population. The authors are mostly concerned with housing segregation. Massey findings are led to that blacks are living in impoverished ghettos and how Americans don’t realize that, “urban America is still a… Read More Segregation and the Making of the Underclass

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