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Next Brown Bag

Monday, Dec 7 at noon, 6050 ISR-Thompson
Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

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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