Monday, Feb 1 at noon, 6050 ISR-Thompson
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.