Continuing Isolation: Segregation in America Today
Publication Date: December 2008
Publisher(s): Furman Center for Real Estate
Author(s): Ingrid Gould Ellen
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: race; segregation; Community and Economic Development
“Segregation: The Rising Costs for America” documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education, homeownership attainment and asset accumulation between minority and non-minority households.