The Resource White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood, Rachael A. Woldoff, (electronic resource)

White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood, Rachael A. Woldoff, (electronic resource)

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White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood
Title
White flight/black flight
Title remainder
the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood
Statement of responsibility
Rachael A. Woldoff
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Language
eng
Summary
Urban residential integration is often fleeting-a brief snapshot that belies a complex process of racial turnover in many U.S. cities. White Flight/Black Flight takes readers inside a neighborhood that has shifted rapidly and dramatically in race composition over the last two decades. The book presents a portrait of a working-class neighborhood in the aftermath of white flight, illustrating cultural clashes that accompany racial change as well as common values that transcend race, from the perspectives of three groups: white stayers, black pioneers, and "second-wave" blacks. Rachael A. Woldoff offers a fresh look at race and neighborhoods by documenting a two-stage process of neighborhood transition and focusing on the perspectives of two understudied groups: newly arriving black residents and whites who have stayed in the neighborhood. Woldoff describes the period of transition when white residents still remain, though in diminishing numbers, and a second, less discussed stage of racial change: black flight. She reveals what happens after white flight is complete: "Pioneer" blacks flee to other neighborhoods or else adjust to their new segregated residential environment by coping with the loss of relationships with their longer-term white neighbors, signs of community decline, and conflicts with the incoming second wave of black neighbors. Readers will find several surprising and compelling twists to the white flight story related to positive relations between elderly stayers and the striving pioneers, conflict among black residents, and differences in cultural understandings of what constitutes crime and disorder
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Woldoff, Rachael
Dewey number
307.3/362
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Cornell paperbacks
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  • Ethnic neighborhoods
  • African American neighborhoods
  • Residential mobility
  • Social change
  • African Americans
  • Demographic transition
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood, Rachael A. Woldoff, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780801461514
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12428180
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MWT12428180
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood, Rachael A. Woldoff, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780801461514
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12428180
Publisher number
MWT12428180
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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