Handout 1 - Concentrated Poverty Oppositional culture peer...

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Massey and Denton’s Model of the Propagation of Black Racial Disadvantage Segregation Few coalitions Poor public services Low Housing Values Shrinking tax base/ higher tax rates White Flight Business flight Low school achievement Poor job opportunities Isolation from social networks Housing Discrimination Bank Disinvestment Linguistic isolation/ dialect drift
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Unformatted text preview: Concentrated Poverty Oppositional culture / peer group effects White Prejudice and Hostility Key Cause: racist stereotype/antipathy Cause: illegal racial discrimination, whether motivated by racist antipathy or “rational” Cause: “rational” and/or racist antipathy “Colorblind” cause Macro-economic events...
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