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Cities and race [electronic resource] : America's new black ghetto / David Wilson.

By: Wilson, David, 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Questioning cities series: Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2006Description: xi, 175 p.ISBN: 9780203004104 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Urban poor -- United States | African Americans -- Economic conditions | African Americans -- Social conditions | Inner cities -- United States | Urban policy -- United States | United States -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to view Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Contents:
Glocal black ghetto emergence -- Introduction -- The frame -- An uneasy global trope -- Perspective and definitions -- Rise of glocal ghetto -- The beginning -- Things get worse, 1965-1980 -- The Reagan 1980s -- The post 1990 global obsession -- Formation of the global ghetto -- The global trope -- Introduction -- The new spaceless entrepreneur -- Problem inner cities -- New heroic mayors as salvationists -- The result -- Current ghetto dynamics -- Glocal ghetto changes -- Introduction -- Deepened deprivation -- The new stigma and marginalization -- The new ambiguous ghetto-prison connection -- The current federal role? Bush policy effects -- Introduction -- Bush urban policy -- Faith-based interventions -- Changed workfare -- No child left behind -- The future federal role? Block grants -- The active black ghetto -- Ghetto responses -- Introduction -- Resistance to the glocal ghetto -- The outcome -- The crisis of the black ghetto -- Introduction -- A new uneven development -- References.
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"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Glocal black ghetto emergence -- Introduction -- The frame -- An uneasy global trope -- Perspective and definitions -- Rise of glocal ghetto -- The beginning -- Things get worse, 1965-1980 -- The Reagan 1980s -- The post 1990 global obsession -- Formation of the global ghetto -- The global trope -- Introduction -- The new spaceless entrepreneur -- Problem inner cities -- New heroic mayors as salvationists -- The result -- Current ghetto dynamics -- Glocal ghetto changes -- Introduction -- Deepened deprivation -- The new stigma and marginalization -- The new ambiguous ghetto-prison connection -- The current federal role? Bush policy effects -- Introduction -- Bush urban policy -- Faith-based interventions -- Changed workfare -- No child left behind -- The future federal role? Block grants -- The active black ghetto -- Ghetto responses -- Introduction -- Resistance to the glocal ghetto -- The outcome -- The crisis of the black ghetto -- Introduction -- A new uneven development -- References.

Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)

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