The Geography of Exclusion: Race, Segregation, and Concentrated Poverty

Social Problems, 59(3): 364-388, 2012

By: Society for the Study of Social Problems
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Social Equity

This article analyzes demographic data to track the rise in concentrated poverty and residential segregation, especially among disadvantaged communities of color, at the place and county level. It calls for academics to continue to research this trend, and for practitioners to develop ways to ensure that poor people living in poor places have equal access to resources.