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The Browning of the New South

The Browning of the New South

Jennifer A. Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226600840
eISBN:
9780226601038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226601038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The U.S. Southeast has become a harbinger of twenty-first-century immigrant integration and race relations. Its unique characteristics of rapid demographic change, an explosion of anti-immigrant ... More

Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

George C. Galster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book presents a holistic, multi-disciplinary analysis of the origins, nature, and consequences of neighborhood change and offers strategies for making a more socially desirable palette of ... More

The Patchwork CityClass, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Marco Z. Garrido

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The title of the book, The Patchwork City, refers to the fragmentation of Manila into a “patchwork” of classed spaces, particularly slums and upper- and middle-class enclaves. The book is not just ... More

The Problem with Feeding CitiesThe Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Andrew Deener

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The Problem with Feeding Cities is a sociological and historical examination of the US food system. It explains how the food system transformed from feeding cities to feeding regions to feeding an ... More

UpsoldReal Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Max Besbris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226721231
eISBN:
9780226721408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is the first multi-level analysis of real estate agents and their effects. Drawing on ethnographic, interview, and administrative data, it promises three main contributions. First, it ... More

Who Cleans the Park?Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City

Who Cleans the Park?: Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City

John Krinsky and Maud Simonet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435442
eISBN:
9780226435619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435619.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

For New Yorkers, the answer to the question “Who cleans your park?” is complex: Welfare-to-work trainees, volunteers, unionized city workers (working within or outside their official job ... More

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