Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America

Edited by John W. Frazier & Eugene L. Tettey-Fio

Imprint: Distribution Partners
Paperback : 9781438436807, 444 pages, September 2010

Table of contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword Orlando Taylor, Howard University and Douglas Richardson, AAG
Prologue
Part I. PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICAN RACE AND ETHNICITY
1. Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America: A Perspective
J. W. Frazier
2. Nightmarish Landscapes: The Orwellian World of Malcolm X
J. A. Tyner
3. Public Policy Impacts on School Desegregation, 1970–2000
J. R. Logan, D. Oakley, and J. Stowell
4. The New Metropolitan Geography of Immigration: Washington, D. C. in Context
A. Singer
5. U. S. Immigration and Racialized Assimilation
W. Li
Part II. U. S. AFRICAN AMERICAN, AFRICAN, AND CARIBBEAN GEOGRAPHIES
6. Black American Geographies: A Perspective
E. L. Tettey-Fio
7. People on the Move: African Americans Since the Great Migration
J. W. Frazier and R. Anderson
8. Lending and Race in Two Cities: A Comparison of Subprime Mortgages, Predatory Mortgages, and Foreclosures in Washington, D. C. and Akron, Ohio
D. H. Kaplan and G. Sommers
9. Concentrated Poverty, Race, and Mortgage Lending: Implications for Anti-Predatory Lending Legislation
J. T. Darden and L. Jezierski
10. Race, Location and Access to Employment in Buffalo, N. Y.
I. Johnston-Anumonwo and S. Sultana
11. The Formation of a Contemporary Ethnic Enclave: The Case of “Little Ethiopia” in Los Angeles
E. Chacko and I. Cheung
12. The New African Americans: Liberians of War in Minnesota
E. P. Scott
13. The Distribution and Socioeconomic Status of West Indians Living in the United States
T. D. Boswell and T. A. Jones
Part III. U. S. HISPANIC/LATINO GEOGRAPHIES: CHANGING SPATIAL PATTERNS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS
14. Latinos in America: Historical and Contemporary Settlement Patterns
M. E. Reisinger
15. Latinos in New York City: Ethnic Diversity, Changing Settlement Patterns, and Settlement Experiences
K. D. Galligano and J. W. Frazier
16. Placing Transnational Migration: The Sociospatial Networks of Bolivians in the United States
M. D. Price
17. Immigrant Accommodation and Intra-Ethnic Friction: The Case of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in San Antonio
R. C. Jones
18. Patterns and Issues in the Latinization of Allentown, Pennsylvania
M. E. Reisinger, J. W. Frazier, and E. L. Tettey-Fio
19. Population Change in the Texas Panhandle and Resultant Latino Occupational Structures: 1980–2004
L. E. Estaville, E. J. Montalvo, and B. J. Brown
Part IV. ASIAN AND PACIFIC-ISLANDER GEOGRAPHIES: CULTURAL PERSISTENCE AND CHANGING PATTERNS
20. Asians in the United States: Historical and Contemporary Settlement Patterns
J. W. Frazier
21. This Land is My Land: The Role of Place in Native Hawaiian Identity
S. M. Kana‘iaupuni and N. Malone
22. Little Tokyo: Historical and Contemporary Japanese American Identities
J. M. Smith
23. The Invisible Immigrants: Asian Indian Settlement Patterns and Racial/Ethnic Identities
E. H. Skop and C. E. Altman
Part V. DIVERSITY, CULTURE, AND PLACE
24. Cultural and Economic Change in Indian Country
E. J. Zolnik
25. The Geography of Whiteness: Russian and Ukrainian “Coalitions of Color” in the Pacific Northwest
S. W. Hardwick
26. The Persistence of Greek American Ethnicity among Age Cohorts Under Changing Conditions
S. T. Constantinou and M. E. Harvey
27. Disparities in Economic Status among Native-Born and Foreign-Born Populations in Paterson, New Jersey
T. Y. Owusu
28. Changes in the Heartland: Emerging Ethnic Patterns in Louisville, KY
W. Dakan
29. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care in the U. S.: A Geographic Overview
F. M. Margai
Works Cited
About the Authors

A comprehensive assessment of how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit.

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"This timely volume is a storehouse of knowledge that brings together a wide selection of scholars in a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of race, ethnicity, and place. The primacy of place in ethnic and racial discourse is resurrected in this volume. " — Professor Joseph Oppong, University of North Texas

"Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America provides one of the most rigorous and comprehensive assessments available on racial and ethnic geographies and explains why they are important to all of us. " — From the Foreword by Orlando Taylor (Howard University) and Douglas Richardson (Association of American Geographers

John W. Frazier is Professor of Geography at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He is the coeditor (with Florence M. Margai) of Multicultural Geographies: The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States, also published by SUNY Press. Eugene L. Tettey-Fio is Assistant Professor of Geography at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Frazier and Tettey-Fio are the coauthors (with Florence M. Margai) of Race and Place: Equity Issues in Urban America.