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There Goes the Neighborhood: Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meaning for Americaby Richard P. Taub
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Analyzing the realities of race, ethnicity, and class in modern-day America, an incisive study examines four working- and lower-middle-class Chicago neighborhoods--African American, white ethnic, Latino, and one in transition--assessing how and why urban residents react to looming changes and what their reactions mean in terms of neighborhood stability. Reprint.
About the Author
William Julius Wilson is the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University. He is also the author of Power, Racism, and Privilege; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and The Bridge over the Racial Divide. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Richard P. Taub is the Paul Klapper Professor of Social Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Chicago, where he is also professor of sociology and human development. His previous books include Community Capitalism and Paths of Neighborhood Change.
From the Hardcover edition.
Table of Contents
Race and neighborhood social organization — Beltway : a predominantly white community at the city's edge — Dover : a mixed ethnic community in transition — Archer Park : a taste of Mexico in Chicago — Groveland : a stable African American community — Neighborhood racial conflict and social policy dilemmas.
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