Compounding Inequalities: How Racial Stereotypes and Discrimination Accumulate across the Stages of Housing Exchange

  title={Compounding Inequalities: How Racial Stereotypes and Discrimination Accumulate across the Stages of Housing Exchange},
  author={Elizabeth Korver-Glenn},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  pages={627 - 656}
Despite numerous legal interventions intended to mitigate racial discrimination in the United States, racial inequality persists in virtually every domain that matters for human well-being. To better understand the processes enabling this durable inequality, I undertake a case study of the housing market—a domain centrally linked to persistent, systemic disparity. I examine how racial stereotypes permeate the distinct but serially linked stages of the housing exchange process; the conditions… 

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