- minorities are far more likely to live in poor neighborhoods with median incomes about 70% that of whites - the # of high poverty areas more than doubled between 1970 & 1990 (areas with poverty rate of 40% or more) - gaps exist among economically successful and disadvantaged
Despite the growing diversity of the student population, there is now a trend toward resegregation - white flight from neighborhoods and/or schools - minority preferences - unitary schools often have within school segregation
Social mobility and spacial mobility
- As SES increases, families move to better neighborhoods (safer, nicer) - Barriers to spatial mobility are barriers to social mobility - research shows the blacks face barriers to spacial mobility AT ALL INCOME LEVELS
residential segregation --> social isolation--splits into economic or cultural isolation
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