Racial Profiling, Insurance Style: Insurance Redlining and the Uneven Development of Metropolitan Areas

@article{Squires2003RacialPI,
  title={Racial Profiling, Insurance Style: Insurance Redlining and the Uneven Development of Metropolitan Areas},
  author={G. Squires},
  journal={Journal of Urban Affairs},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={391 - 410}
}
  • G. Squires
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • Journal of Urban Affairs
  • ABSTRACT: Racial profiling has emerged as a highly contentious practice in a range of social settings. This article examines the role of racial profiling in the property insurance industry and how such practices, grounded in negative racial stereotyping, have contributed to racial segregation and uneven metropolitan development. From a review of industry underwriting and marketing materials, court documents, and research by government agencies, industry and community groups, and academics, it… CONTINUE READING
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