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Reynolds Farley

Farley and Frey question new findings on urban racial residential segregation

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Segregation Curtailed in U.S. Cities, Study Finds" - New York Times. 02/01/2012.

Reynolds Farley and William Frey caution that recent findings showing high levels of racial integration in some cities do not tell the whole story. Their work indicates that black-white residential segregation is still an issue in many U.S. neighborhoods.

Researchers:

Reynolds Farley
William H. Frey

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