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The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

J. Oliver


The United States is rapidly changing from a country monochromatically divided between black and white into a multiethnic society. This book helps us to understand America's racial future by revealing the complex relationships among racial integration, racial attitudes, and neighborhood life, demonstrating that the effects of integration differ tremendously, depending on which geographical level one is examining. Living among people of other races in a larger metropolitan area corresponds with greater racial intolerance, particularly for America's white majority, but when whites, blacks, Latin ... More

Keywords: United States, racial integration, racial attitudes, racial intolerance, racial tolerance, whites, blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, social environments

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780226626628
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Oliver, author