Housing and Work Life as Indicators of Class - Outline

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Housing and Work Life as Indicators of Class Alexander Muhr I. Introduction Research Question o In Los Angeles there is a history of an almost what you could call segregation in housing terms. Different areas in LA have unique clauses in deeds and zoning laws that cite specifications on who can live there and who cannot. Is there a correlation between the underlying racism and the low homeownership and the eventual community building that was developed in some areas? Thesis o Due to the zoning laws and clauses in the deeds of western LA homes that segregated minorities to east LA, there was a division formed in the city. With that division, the people felt rejected from the general accepted society of the city, they had a common sentiment which gave them a sense of community. But with all of the community building, there was still the lingering feeling of subversion and rejection that kept the minorities down even though their homeownership rates were high and there was potential success in their
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