March 20, 2021

Jason Reece Publishes on Separate But Equal and Housing Policy

Jason Reece has published “Confronting the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’: Can the History of Race, Real Estate, and Discrimination Engage and Inform Contemporary Policy?”

Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Jason Reece has published “Confronting the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’: Can the History of Race, Real Estate, and Discrimination Engage and Inform Contemporary Policy?” in the February 2021 issue of The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.

Rarely do the public, community leaders, or policymakers engage the history of structural racialization. Despite this lack of public awareness, a large body of literature illustrates the importance of urban development history as a mechanism of upholding the philosophy of segregation upheld by Plessy v. Ferguson. The history of structural racialization in development is fundamental to understanding contemporary challenges such as segregation, concentrated poverty, and racial disparities.

“Confronting the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’: Can the History of Race, Real Estate, and Discrimination Engage and Inform Contemporary Policy?”
by Jason Reece

Read more at The Russel Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

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