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    Introduction Thanks to the US Constitution and its amendments and many other laws, segregation is no longer an issue in the United States. Or is it? While nothing can legally be made segregated it doesn’t mean that it won’t end up segregated. A great example of what I am talking about is residential living. America’s neighborhoods and cities are still formed along racial and ethnic lines. This is very popular in big cities and very small towns. This paper will focus on the residential…

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    Disparities In Education

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    Immigration has been a heated topic since America’s birth. Immigrants are forced to live in areas where their only access to ethics is in governmentfunded refugee camps. These students are placed at an initial disadvantage in their life before they can even read. This geographic ‘isolation’ or segregation presents a problem with the current school system, as well as a greater problem with the way many inner cities and suburban areas handle racial integration in schools. When state governments…

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    This is an area of a city where poor people live and buildings are in bad condition. The district or city that’s inhabited by people of the lower class and another term of a slum is (ghetto). In my own experience, when I came here in September 26, 1990, from the Dominican Republic, with my family. I used to live in front of a project called Hope Garden, where a lot of low class people live. I used to see them smoking marijuana in front of kids and spending all day in front of the building…

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    Urban Renewal started with the Housing Act of 1949. This program had some goals in mind which all sounded too good to be true. The goals were to eliminate substandard housing, revitalize city economies, construct better housing, and to reduce racial segregation. The way these goals were carried out were trough tearing down areas and then rebuilding them. Federal funds and eminent domain were used to keep this program going. After these areas were cleared then they became available to developers…

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    Atlanta Migration Analysis

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    urbanism (Smith 2002) produces spatial inequality, displacement, homelessness and racial containment in an urban area. Certain urban spaces become more attractive to investment and to the job seekers, others lose their economic base, and population. The urban units often show increased or decreased economic growth individually and nor as a unit of the larger city. This disconnection of urban units further encourages social and ethnic segregation. On a positive note, recent decades saw Atlanta…

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    Despite the progress made in policy over time to implement desegregation, there are many institutions that remain separate among Blacks and Whites. The most daunting separation that occurs between the races is in the living space. Residential racial segregation is an anomaly, as all of the legal efforts to live together in harmony are thwarted by this major gap in integrated neighborhoods. Many factors are suspected to contribute to this continued trend. It is theorized that it is the choice of…

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    Public Housing Failure

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    public housing system. While changes are being made to improve public housing and root out problems such as racism, and corruption within the housing authority, overwhelmingly the history of what was supposed to be a revolutionary way of living for urban poor, has been a failure. Due to the decline of the city at the time public housing arose, racism, and the failure of the federal…

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    that the graffiti style is outdated and not something I would expect on a makeup bag. Anyways, these were the items I received. Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Lounge: I have been interested in trying Urban Decay's products, so I am glad I received one of their eye shadows. The eye shadow has 2 colors in 1, and the Lounge shade is a brick red with green shift. $19 at Urban Decay Dirty Little…

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    Eliminating slums or halting the decaying of neighborhoods in cities has not been accomplished. This concept of salvaging continues the failing method in a never ending cycle. However, there are proper steps that can be taken to reverse the process for decay. The lack of involvement from city planners on the decaying issue has created what is known as “The Slums.” Jacobs’ solutions include development at…

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    Planet Of Slums Summary

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    emerging from the multiple necessities and priorities of poor urban dwellers, and their interactions with other actors? After having addressed the current urbanization trends around the world on the previous chapter, Davis go deeper on the issue of slums and their characteristics. He warns about the dangers that urban poverty is placing, and the potential catastrophe coming as a consequence of it, being the slum one of the primary faces of urban poverty. He provides the UN definition of slum,…

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