Summary Of American Apartheid: Residential Segregation

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we still have today and which someone knowledgeable on the situation would call “ghettoization” (Jackson). Massey and Denton’s book, American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass, hits strong on this topic of “residential segregation”. Massey and Denton, both went hand and hand with what Jackson was saying. This is a well organized, well-written and greatly researched book. The two authors among the help of other outside sources, researched the several main factors that have forced different groups of people into their “ghetto”. There are many reasons for the creation of ghettos such as oppression, economics as mentioned in the book, all except one main reason. Some people just prefer to live with people like themselves

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