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Crossing Class and Color Lines - 00 edition

Crossing Class and Color Lines (ISBN10: 0226730905; ISBN13: 9780226730905)
ISBN13: 978-0226730905
ISBN10: 0226730905

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226730899
ISBN10: 0226730891

Summary: From 1976 to 1998, the Gautreaux Assisted Housing Program moved over 7,000 low-income black families from Chicago's inner city to middle-class white suburbs--the largest and longest-running residential, racial, and economic integration effort in American history. Crossing the Class and Color Lines is the story of that project, from the initial struggles and discomfort of the relocated families to their eventual successes in employment and education--cementing the soc
iological concept of the "neighborhood effect" and shattering the myth that inner-city blacks cannot escape a "culture of poverty."
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Summary: From 1976 to 1998, the Gautreaux Assisted Housing Program moved over 7,000 low-income black families from Chicago's inner city to middle-class white suburbs--the largest and longest-running residential, racial, and economic integration effort in American history. Crossing the Class and Color Lines is the story of that project, from the initial struggles and discomfort of the relocated families to their eventual successes in employment and education--cementing the sociological concept of the "neighborhood effect" and shattering the myth that inner-city blacks cannot escape a "culture of poverty." ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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