Atlanta Built Environment Project: Race and Segregation

Claim #1: Overall, Atlanta’s exterior built environment encourages and sustains racism in the city. 1.1   http://sites.gsu.edu/koglesby6/2016/02/24/annotated-bibliography-4-displacement-and-the-racial-state-in-olympic-atlanta-1990-1996-by-seth-gustafson/ http://sites.gsu.edu/sberry11/2016/02/18/annotated-bib-6-sweet-auburn-market/ http://sites.gsu.edu/hhenry2/2016/03/05/decatur-marta-station-artifact-2/ 1.2   SCHINDLER, SARAH. “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination And Segregation Through Physical Design Of The Built Environment.” Yale Law Journal 124.6 (2015): 1934-2024. Academic Search Complete. Web. Hankins, Katherine B., Robert Cochran, and Kate Driscoll Derickson. “Making Space, Making Race: Reconstituting White Privilege In Buckhead, Atlanta.” Social & Cultural Geography 13.4 (2012): 379-397. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14649365.2012.688851#.VuOnUJwrLIU Even noting the titles of the articles you will see the clear racial elements that must be discussed in each of them. With keywords such as “discrimination”, “segregation”, and “white privilege” a connotation of race relations is present due to the society we live in- The United States of America where race relations and themes of binary racial tensions specifically between Blacks and Whites is a fundamental part of our social makeup now and in history.  Architectural Exclusion by Sarah Schindler illuminates the ways built environments and certain spaces promote racial inequities, while Making Space, Making Race: Reconstituting White Privilege In Buckhead, Atlanta  highlights the after effects of this institutionalized racial divide. 1.3 <http://www.governing.com/gov-data/gentrification-in-cities-governing-report.html>. This popular source article explains and provides a good amount of statistical data on Gentrification. Gentrification is the relocation of inhabitants and rebuilding of an area, in such a way that property value is increased. Because of the fact that caucasians on average make up the greatest percent of those in the economical upper and middle class tiers, gentrification subsequently is a form of racism and segregation. The statistical information in the article provides good ethos.   1.4   Bibliography http://www.governing.com/gov-data/gentrification-in-cities-governing-report.html http://sites.gsu.edu/hhenry2/2016/03/05/decatur-marta-station-artifact-2/ http://sites.gsu.edu/koglesby6/2016/02/24/annotated-bibliography-4-displacement-and-the-racial-state-in-olympic-atlanta-1990-1996-by-seth-gustafson/ http://sites.gsu.edu/sberry11/2016/02/18/annotated-bib-6-sweet-auburn-market/ SCHINDLER,...
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