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Residential Segregation and Regional Democracy

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780198297550
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191716751 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198297556.003.0007

Series: Oxford Political Theory

Residential Segregation and Regional Democracy

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Residential racial and class segregation produce or exacerbate distributive injustice and political exclusion. Integration as the dispersal of a concentrated minority among the majority, however, often has its own harmful consequences. An alternative ideal of differentiated solidarity combines positive affinity grouping with non‐discrimination and regional government that encourages attention to shared problems and inequality.

Keywords: class; distributive justice; integration; non‐discrimination; race; regional government; residential segregation; solidarity

Chapter.  17135 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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