Spanish Lake: Race, Class, and White Flight
1.YouTube Spanish Lake – Race, Class and White Flight in Missouri Documentary
2.Crump, J. R. (2003). The end of public housing as we know it: Public Housing Policy, Labor Regulation, and the US City. International Journal of Urban & Regional Research. 27, 179-187.
3.Jacobs, K & Flanagan, K. (2013). Public housing and the politics of stigma. Australia Journal of Social Issues. 48, 3, 319-337.
Then respond to the following questions(300 words)
1. Based on the readings, lecture, and film, what were the major principles of local housing policies that helped lead to the problems in Spanish Lake?
2. Compare and/or contrast the politics of stigma in Australia and the United States.
3. In light of Crump’s argument for improved housing policies, how could the reform be implemented to reverse the division that happened in Spanish Lake.