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  • The Geography of Opportunityby Xavier de Souza Briggs; William Julius Wilson

    Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    A popular version of history trumpets the United States as a diverse "nation of immigrants," welcome to all. The truth, however, is that local communities have a long history of ambivalence toward new arrivals and minorities. Persistent patterns of segregation by race and income still exist in housing and schools, along with a growing emphasis on... more...

  • Moving to Opportunityby Xavier de Souza Briggs; Susan J. Popkin; John Goering

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    Moving to Opportunity provides a unique account of one of the largest housing experiments in history and its effects on lives of the children and families who participated. As the authors make clear, MTO is a uniquely American experiment, and this book brings home its lessons for advocates, scholars, students, journalists, and all who share a deep... more...

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