Definition of Ghettoization

1. Noun. The process of becoming a ghetto, an isolated and underprivileged urban area ¹



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Definition of Ghettoization

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Ghettoization

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1. Urban Change and Poverty by Michael G. H. McGeary, Laurence E. Lynn (1988)
"As for the social isolation or "ghettoization" of female-headed families, the picture is complex. The absolute number of both black and white children ..."

2. Pan-Organizational Summit on the U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce by Marye Anne Fox, ( (2003)
"This “ghettoization”2 limits the presence of faculty of color in the higher education system; worse still, it hinders individual human potential. ..."

3. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"It is true that, as an antipode to assimilation, multiculturalism could easily become a kind of ghettoization, or isolationism within a society. ..."

4. Struggling for Ethnic Identity: The Gypsies of Hungary by Gyorgy Feher, Holly Cartner, Lois Whitman (1993)
"As the assimilationist ideology waned in the 1980s, deliberate ghettoization occasionally resurfaced as a response to the "Gypsy problem. ..."

5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... and the Postindustrial Ghetto Keywords: • Ethnic Studies • Journalism • Film Studies • ghettoization As the cores of American cities have been radically ..."

6. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"... education, single parenthood, and parenting style), neighborhood (safety, cohesion, and socioeconomic ghettoization), and social institutions (access to ..."

7. Transforming South Africa by Armin Osmanovic (2002)
"Ford, L. and Griffin, E. (1979), The ghettoization of paradise, The Geographical Review, 69, 140-158. Galster, GC and Hill, EW (1994), Place, ..."

8. The New European Diasporas: National Minorities and Conflict in Eastern Europe by Michael Mandelbaum (2000)
"... sharply criticized Kosova's parallel institutions and urged Albanians to give up their "ghettoization" and focus on "cohabitation" with their neighbors. ..."

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