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Author Woldoff, Rachael.

Title White flight/black flight : the dynamics of racial change in an American neighborhood / Rachael A. Woldoff
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 252 pages) : illustrations
Series Cornell paperbacks
Cornell paperbacks.
Contents Introduction : what happens to a neighborhood after white flight? -- The Parkmont environment -- Choosing Parkmont : whites staying and blacks pioneering -- Stella Zuk's story : choosing to stay -- Cross-racial caregiving : pioneers helping stayers to age in place -- Ken Wilkinson : striving for the next generation -- Black flight : consequences of neighborhood cultural conflict -- Billy's narrative : clashing in Parkmont -- Skipping school : the negative effects of a neighborhood institution -- Conclusions : understanding the cultural dynamics of neighborhood change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American neighborhoods -- United States -- Case studies.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Demographic transition -- United States.
Ethnic neighborhoods -- United States -- Case studies.
Residential mobility -- United States -- Case studies.
Social change -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010047279
ISBN 0801461030 (electronic bk.)
9780801461033 (electronic bk.)