Elliot Liebow sets out to expose the hypocrisies that lead black men in this circumstance. The study is carried out in Washington D. The key argument posed by Liebow is that black males are incapable of attaining jobs because they lack education. He also argues that this is a cycle that inevitably results in a trans-generational marginalization of the black race. Relations between the Africans and Caucasians were incredibly negative; blacks were victims of constant discrimination and abuse. Segregation became a way of life after the Plessy v.
Essay on Social Issues. Research Paper on Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement
A review of residential segregation. Dealing mainly with black Americans' housing, this paper considers 1 why segregation is an important topic; 2 the current magnitude of segregation in American cities and recent trends; 3 theoretical, empirical, and policy issues; and 4 a new model of housing segregation. Attitudinal segregation is enforced by white racism, abetted by black racism and class prejudice. A rudimentary model of residential choice is discussed that can aid in explaining how segregation originates, since it incorporates a racism variable. There is a lack of knowledge about the effects of segregation on other social phenomena as well, which compounds the problem of policymaking.