Divided We Live: Racial and Ethnic Segregation in Housing in the U.S

Voborníková, Pavla
March 2014
Scientific Journal of Humanistic Studies;Mar2014, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p43
Academic Journal
This study is focused on racial and ethnic residential segregation in the U.S. Residential segregation was firmed by federal housing policy in the 1930s since it helped to keep American neighborhoods segregated. Nowadays, neighborhoods are still segregated due to ongoing discrimination in the rental, sales and mortgage markets. The situation is getting better but slowly. The article concludes that minorities will integrate naturally and no federal program can accelerate it because it is politically and socially impossible.


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