Segregation and Poverty Concentration: The Role of Three Segregations.

  title={Segregation and Poverty Concentration: The Role of Three Segregations.},
  author={Lincoln Quillian},
  journal={American sociological review},
  volume={77 3},
A key argument of Massey and Denton's American Apartheid (1993) is that racial residential segregation and non-white group poverty rates combine interactively to produce spatially concentrated poverty. Despite a compelling theoretical rationale, the empirical tests of this proposition have been negative or mixed. This paper develops a formal decomposition model that expands the Massey model of how segregation, group poverty rates, and other spatial conditions combine to form concentrated… CONTINUE READING
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