The Racialization of Space and the Spatialization of Race

@article{Lipsitz2007TheRO,
  title={The Racialization of Space and the Spatialization of Race},
  author={George Lipsitz},
  journal={Landscape Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={10 - 23}
}
  • G. Lipsitz
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Landscape Journal
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