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Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy$
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C. Henry

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300095418

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300095418.001.0001

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The New Geography of Inequality in Urban America

The New Geography of Inequality in Urban America

(p.173) 6 The New Geography of Inequality in Urban America
Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Douglas S. Massey

Yale University Press

This chapter discusses geographic inequality in the United States, focusing on the urban–suburban divide where racial inequality is present between inner cities and suburbs nationwide. It identifies the root causes of concentrated affluence in and poverty in metropolitan areas and describes the consequences of geographic inequality. The chapter also discusses the actions that need to be taken to correct the social and geographic cleavages that occurred within American society.

Keywords:   geographic inequality, United States, urban-suburban divide, inequality, affluence, poverty

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