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Author Frazier, John W.

Title Race and place : equity issues in urban America / John W. Frazier, Florence M. Margai, Eugene Tettey-Fio.

Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.800973 FRAZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Race, Ethnicity, and Locational Inequalities: Introduction 1 -- Equity and Racial Disparities 14 -- 2 U.S. Minority Population: Settlement Patterns, Dispersion, and Growth Trends 21 -- Minority Population Settlement and Dispersion 22 -- Projected Growth of American Minorities 37 -- Implications for Research and Policy 49 -- 3 Sociological Narratives of Racism in America 55 -- Diversity of Perspectives 57 -- A Historical Context for U.S. Racism 79 -- 4 Theories of Spatial Relationships in Urban America 95 -- Background to Theoretical Discussions 95 -- Part I Free-Market Technological View 99 -- Part II A Postmodern-Marxist Explanation of Urban Growth and Restructuring 112 -- 5 Minority and Nonminority Concentrations: Differentiating Between Race-and-Place-Based Inequalities in Urban America 125 -- Segregation 126 -- Minority Equity Issues 131 -- Changing Minority Concentrations: The Growth of Hispanic Populations and Black-Hispanic Settlement Patterns 134 -- Differences Between Minority Concentrations and White-Majority Urban Subregions: An Empirical Analysis 142 -- 6 Deconstruction of Emerging Racial Mosaics: Equity Issues Where Asian Americans Mix with Other Minorities in Alameda County, California 167 -- Increasing Racial Diversity: Some Trends and Issues in Southern California 168 -- Making of a Racial Mosaic: Alameda County, California 172 -- Equity Issues in a Multiracial Environment 180 -- 7 Indicators of Environmental Inequities and Threats to Minority Health in Urban America 189 -- A Conceptual Model of Environmental Equity Research 190 -- Evidence of Inequitable Outcomes in Monroe and Suffolk Counties, New York 203 -- 8 Retail Structure, Accessibility, and Inequalities in Areas of Minority Concentration 213 -- Urban Restructuring and the Location of Selected Retail Functions 214 -- Retail Distributions: Defining and Formulating "Accessibility" 216 -- Accessibility and Equity 219 -- Future Retailing in Inner Cities 227 -- 9 Commuting and Locational Access to Employment in Urban America: Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Three Cities 229 -- Commuting and Employment: The Spatial Mismatch Hypothesis 229 -- Commuting and Access to Employment 232 -- Descriptive Summary Data on the Study Areas 236 -- Intersection of Transportation, Race, and Place: Detroit, Wayne County 237 -- Discussion and Policy Implications for Areas of Minority Concentrations 247 -- 10 Racial Inequalities in Urban America: Retrospect and Prospect 253 -- Establishing Racial Equity and Social Change in America: Some Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives 254 -- Racial Equity and Social Change: Prospects, Challenges, and Hope 268.
Other author Margai, Florence M.
Tettey-Fio, Eugene.
Subject Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions.
Minorities -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Racism -- United States.
Ethnicity -- United States.
Urban policy -- United States.
Segregation -- United States.
Human geography -- United States.
Urban geography -- United States.
City and town life -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 0813340403 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813340411 (paperback: alk. paper)