American Project: The Rise and Fall of A Modern Ghetto

Public Housing is a major concern in the African American communities. Venkatesh explains that the state only supports limited number of housing for the poor citizens. They are limited to housing, the inner neighborhoods, and the employment opportunities. This was the Robert Taylor Homes. Venkatesh realizes that there are outside factors that affect a person’s … Continue reading American Project: The Rise and Fall of A Modern Ghetto

Week 9

American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto [Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh] In Venkatesh’s American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto, the Robert Taylor Homes public housing development (Venkatesh, 1) in Chicago is the focus. Questions such as: what makes a community, how public assistance impacts a community, and what does … Continue reading Week 9

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