Definition of De facto segregation
1. Noun. Segregation (especially in schools) that happens in fact although not required by law.
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Literary usage of De facto segregation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The City-Building Process: Housing and Services in New Milwaukee by Roger D. Simon (1978)
"As in other cities Milwaukee officials went to considerable lengths to perpetuate de facto segregation. Particularly egregious was the School Board's ..."
2. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"... de jure segregation and discrimination, considerable de facto segregation by race still occurs in the hospitals where whites and blacks seek care. ..."
3. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"... experience in the United States has included more than two hundred years of chattel slavery, more than eighty years of legal and de facto segregation, ..."
4. Solving Crime Problems in Residential Neighborhoods: Comprehensive Changes by Judith D. Feins (1997)
"... and communities targeting "outsiders" should take care not to support de facto segregation. Obstacles to Coordination and Cooperation Communities may ..."