Race 3 - lower housing appreciation in segregated...

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Continuing Causes of Racial Disadvantage Q: Laws prohibit racial discrimination, and racial prejudice is down since 1960s. So why does black disadvantage persist? A: Continuing Causes: 1. De facto Segregation : housing, employment, marriage/family/friendship a) < access to spatially concentrated goods b) < access to social networks c) racial stereotypes 2. Racialization/ Racial Stigma d) racial stereotypes + attribution biases stigma (racialization based on false ideas of character race) e) “cognitive”/ “statistical” racial discrimination
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Dimensions and Consequences of Residential Private Housing Discrimination Steering, denial of information, Discrimination in credit, rental terms Redlining by gov’t produced maps 1988 HUD: odds of a black person facing discrimination in 3 visits > 90% Segregation does not decline by class 80% black segregation in Northern cities, by census tract $58 billion loss of black wealth due to
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Unformatted text preview: lower housing appreciation in segregated neighborhoods ~ $16,000 per black homeowning household Proximate Causes of Employment Discrimination (Reskin) Motivated vs. Cognitive Discrimination (CD) CD occurs unaware, by those who reject MD Habits of mental classification by race: stereotypes reinforced by selective attention attributions (why someone does well, poorly) exaggerate between-group diff; minimize within-group difference in-group preference, evaluation bias Job Segregation causes employment discrimination: Incumbency effect for risk-averse firms Reducing Cognitive Discrmination integrated workforce cooperative workgroups (ingroup not racially defined; promotes individuating information) time for careful evaluation objective evaluation criteria, data avoidance of stereotype priming accountability of decisionmakers...
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