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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and the Inclusive Communities Project Case

Philip D. Tegeler.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 6198 words.

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provisions of the 1968 Fair Housing Act require affirmative steps by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its...

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Are the work values of the younger generations changing?

Gábor Hajdu and Endre Sik.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9913 words.

This chapter analyzes whether work values differ between birth cohorts, age groups, and time periods. Using large cross-national surveys from more than 30 countries, it is shown that the...

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Beyond Education Triage

William F. Tate.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 7355 words.

Social policies seeking to ameliorate racial and economic segregation stem in part from the adverse disparities associated with the alternatives—limited income mobility, intractable...

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Climate Change, Social Justice

Lisa Reyes Mason and Jonathan Rigg.

in People and Climate Change

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7523 words.

Climate change is a physical process but also a profoundly social and political challenge with many social justice issues. People who have contributed the least to climate change already...

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The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated Poverty

John Taylor and Josh Silver.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 9864 words.

Policymakers tend to focus on federal programs as remedies to poverty. While important, the largest of these programs do not combat poverty’s geographic aspects. The Community Reinvestment...

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Comparing Youth Transitions in Europe

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser and Paola Villa.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 11516 words.

This introductory chapter outlines the key trends and debates concerning the rapid growth of youth unemployment and early career labor market insecurity in Europe. It discusses new forms of...

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Concluding Thoughts on an Agenda for Solving Segregation

Henry S. Webber and Molly W. Metzger.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 3641 words.

Economic and racial segregation are major challenges to the United States. Without concerted government action to reduce segregation, however, little progress is likely. The chapters in...

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De Facto Segregation

Richard Rothstein.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 8668 words.

The United States’ ability to desegregate metropolitan areas is hobbled by historical ignorance. Believing that segregation is de facto, resulting mostly from private prejudice and income...

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Do business start-ups create high-quality jobs for young people?

Renate Ortlieb, Maura Sheehan and Jaan Masso.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 11558 words.

Since the onset of the recent economic crisis, there has been renewed interest among policymakers across Europe in measures to stimulate self-employment and entrepreneurship as an...

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Do scarring effects vary by ethnicity and gender?

Carolina V. Zuccotti and Jacqueline O’Reilly.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 13058 words.

Being unemployed or inactive in youth leaves scars, but some people appear to be more successful than others in overcoming an initial disadvantaged situation. This chapter examines how...

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Enabling More Families with Housing Vouchers to Access Higher-Opportunity Neighborhoods

Barbara Sard.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 12274 words.

This chapter discusses the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, which helps more than two million low-income households—nearly half with minor children in the home—to pay for modestly...

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The Enduring Significance of Segregation

Jason Q. Purnell.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 6979 words.

Residential segregation remains a perennial problem in major metropolitan areas across the United States. Many researchers have focused on the effects of segregation on housing patterns,...

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Europe’s promise for jobs?

Thees F. Spreckelsen, Janine Leschke and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7776 words.

This chapter examines the labor market integration of recent migrant youth from Central and Eastern Europe (EU8) countries, Bulgaria and Romania (EU2), Southern Europe, and the remaining...

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Facing Segregation

Edited by Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber.

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 272 pages.

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and...

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Financing Affordability

Sarah L. Coffin.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 7117 words.

Reinvestment in declining or poor areas is necessary to attract new middle-class residents, reduce concentrated poverty, and improve housing conditions for the poor. Private-sector housing...

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Gender, Politics, and Water in Australia and Bangladesh

Margaret Alston.

in People and Climate Change

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7996 words.

In the wake of climate change, environmental degradation, and increasing global populations, food and water security are under threat throughout the world. This chapter focuses on the...

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How can trade unions in Europe connect with young workers?

Kurt Vandaele.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 11842 words.

Trade union density has almost universally declined across Europe in recent decades, although substantial cross-country variation still exists. This chapter argues that the currently low...

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How can young people’s employment quality be assessed dynamically?

Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, Gabriele Mazzolini, Alina Şandor and Paola Villa.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 11976 words.

This chapter adopts a dynamic approach to the study of youth labor market integration. It focuses on individual trajectories (i.e., sequences of employment statuses) and considers the...

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How do labor market intermediaries help young Eastern Europeans find work?

Renate Ortlieb and Silvana Weiss.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 6903 words.

This chapter examines the entry routes of young migrants from Eastern Europe into the Austrian labor market, focusing on the role of labor market intermediaries (LMIs) such as public...

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How do youth labor flows differ from those of older workers?

Vladislav Flek, Martin Hála and Martina Mysíková.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 12277 words.

This chapter analyzes youth labor market dynamics, their structure, and their policy implications, focusing on selected European Union countries during the various stages of the Great...

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