Description - Segregation by James H. Carr
Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education, homeownership attainment and asset accumulation between minority and non-minority households. The book also demonstrates how problems facing minority communities are increasingly important to the nation's long-term economic vitality and global competitiveness as a whole. Solutions to the challenges facing the nation in creating a more equitable society are not beyond our ability to design or implement, and it is in the interest of all Americans to support programs aimed at creating a more just society. The book is uniquely valuable to students in the social sciences and public policy, as well as to policy makers, and city planners.
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Author Biography - James H. Carr
James H. Carr is Chief Operating Officer for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and a visiting professor at Columbia University in New York and George Washington University in Washington, DC. Jim has also served as Senior Vice President for Financial Innovation, Planning and Research for the Fannie Mae Foundation and Assistant Director for Tax Policy with the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Nandinee K. Kutty is a policy consultant, specializing in urban and housing policy. She was a faculty member at Cornell University from 1993 to 2000, where she taught courses on policy analysis. She has a Ph.D. in economics from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University