The Dream Revisited: The Stubborn Persistence of Racial Segregation
Essays in the latest discussion include:
- Residential Mobility by Whites Maintains Segregation Despite Recent Changes by Jackelyn Hwang, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University and beginning Fall 2017 will join Stanford University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
- Start with the Micro, Move to the Macro by Richard Sander, an Economist and Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, and the co-author of Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It.
- Sticky Preferences: Racial Exclusion’s Staying Power by Solomon J. Greene, a senior fellow in the Center on International Development and Governance and the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.
- Persistent Acts of Housing Discrimination Perpetuate Segregation by Jorge Andres Soto, the Director of Public Policy at the National Fair Housing Alliance.
The Dream Revisited is a series of thoughtful debates related to racial and economic segregation in neighborhoods and schools. It is a project of the NYU Furman Center and edited by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Justin Steil. Past discussions have explored the poor door debate, implicit bias, furthering fair housing, economic segregation in schools, and segregation with the financial crisis.
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