ERIC Number: ED282961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
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Race, Ethnicity, and Minority Housing in the United States.
Momeni, Jamshid A., Ed.
Access to adequate housing is a strong indicator of inequality between whites and minority groups. Although the government has played an important role in the provision of housing for minorities through Federal Housing Acts, the recent trend is toward continuing discrimination in home rental and ownership. This book contains the following 11 chapters: (1) A Historical Review of Changes in Public Housing Policies and Their Impacts on Minorities; (2) Racial Inequalities in Housing: An Examination of Recent Trends; (3) Racial Inequalities in Home Ownership; (4) Blacks and the American Dream of Housing; (5) Housing Policy and Suburbanization: An Analysis of the Changing Quality and Quantity of Black Housing in Suburbia since 1950; (6) The Housing Conditions of Black Female-headed Households: A Comprehensive Analysis; (7) Accessibility to Housing: Differential Residential Segregation for Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and Asians; (8) Su casa no es mi casa: Hispanic Housing Conditions in Contemporary America, 1949-1980; (9) American Indian Housing: An overview of Conditions and Public Policy; (10) Housing Problems of Asian Americans; and (11) Minority Housing Needs and Civil Rights Enforcement. Statistical data are presented in tables and figures. Notes about the contributors and a bibliography are included. (VM)
Descriptors: Access to Information, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Discrimination, Family Life, Hispanic Americans, Housing Discrimination, Housing Opportunities, Minority Groups, Poverty, Public Housing, Racial Discrimination, Social Differences, Whites
Greenwood Press, Inc., 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($35).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
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