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3/1/12 www2.fiu.edu/agirArdc/4700SEG.16.htm 1/2 www2.fiu.edu/agirArdc/4700SEG.16.htm Residential Segregation (mostl\ from Masse\ and Denton, American AparWhied , 1993) I.Masse\ and Denton claim: Blacks onl\ ethnic/racial group to be ghettoi]ed in U.S. A. Ghetto became permanent, enduring feature of black life by 1940 1. Inhabited exclusively by members of one group (connotation of being trapped) B. Puerto Ricans are only Hispanics whose segregation as great 1. Possible explanation: greater African heritage 2. Not so in Miami-Dade; Mexicans most segregated(Homestead) (Boswell, 1993) II. U.S. Trends A.Do blacks have less residential segregation today than in 1900?No! 1.In 1900 blacks still on white plantations as tenants (debt slavery) 2.ghetto a 20th century creation:occurs as blacks move North, esp. WWI / WWII B.Northern whites respond by boycotting businesses catering to blacks and violence C.After 1910, restrictive (racial) covenants insure segregation 1. Only 3/4 of residents need sign; all bound not to sell, lease, or rent to blacks
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course ANT 3451 taught by Professor Chrisgirard during the Spring '09 term at FIU.

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Www2.fiu.edu_~girard - www2.fiu.edu girardc/4700SEG.16.htm Re s ide ntial Se gre gation(mos tl from M as s e and De nton Ameri can Apar hi ed 1993

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