Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-0-7425-4735-3 • Hardback • December 2006 • $149.00 • (£115.00)
978-0-7425-4736-0 • Paperback • December 2006 • $56.00 • (£43.00)
John Goering, Ph.D is a Professor at the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College of the City University of New York. He has authored and co-authored several articles and books, including Mortgage Lending, Racial Discrimination and Federal Policy and Wars on Terrorism and Iraq: Human Rights, Unilateralism, and U.S. Foreign Policy. From 1997 to 1999, he served on the staff of the White House Initiative on Race, and he is currently a member of the Neighborhood Investment Advisory Panel Research Committee of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview: Housing, Justice, and the Government
Part 2 Discrimination in Housing: Research on the fair housing in Cities
Chapter 3 An Overview of Key issues in the Field of Fair Housing Research
Chapter 4 Housing Discrimination in Metropolitan America:Unequal Treatment of African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans
Chapter 5 Assessing Racial Discrimination: Methods and Measures
Chapter 6 Paradoxes in the Fair Housing Attitudes of the American Public: 2001-2005
Part 7 Segregation and Integration
Chapter 8 Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation in the United States: 1980-2000
Chapter 9 How "Integrated" did we become in the decade of the 1990s?
Part 10 Program Performance and Policy Options: Fair Housing Enforcement and Performance Issues
Chapter 11 Implementing the Federal Fair Housing Act: The Adjudication of Complaints
Chapter 12 Fair Housing Enforcement and Changes in Discrimination between 1989 and 2000: An Exploratory Study
Chapter 13 National Fair Housing Policy and its (Perverse) Effects on Local Advocacy
Chapter 14 Creating a Fair Housing System That Works for Latinos
Chapter 15 The Effectiveness of Fair Housing Programs, and Policy Options
The major advantage of this volume is that it provides a critical analysis of the current state of racial and ethnic discrimination, housing, segregation, and civil rights enforcement....Fragile Rights withing Cities in an informative and well-written book that will appeal to a general audience as well as to sociolegal scholars, social scientists, and policy analysts interested in discrimination and fair housing policy.
— American Journal of Sociology, March 2008
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