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Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

psc brown bag iconPostmodern Segregation: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences in the 21st Century

Douglas S. Massey (Office of Population Research and Department of Sociology, Princeton University)

01/10/2011, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.

During last two decades of the 20th century, racial segregation fell while class segregation rose, yielding a new and more complex pattern of segregation by race and class, with race class interactions becoming increasingly salient. Recent trends in race-class segregation are documented, and then the causes and consequences of contemporary segregation are analyzed to reveal the new but still powerful role of segregation in structuring well-being in American society.


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