Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016, Page: 32-36
Exploring the Concept of Ghetto
Liyi Xie, School of International Tourism & Culture, Guizhou Normal University, Guiyang, China
Received: Mar. 9, 2016;       Accepted: Mar. 25, 2016;       Published: May 27, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20160502.15      View  4086      Downloads  117
Abstract
The existence of ghetto is an intractable problem in the field of city studies from ancient time to current society. The unclear concept of ghetto is one of the most controversial theme and various scholars put forward different ideas that are based on empirical, historical or social point of view. This paper tends to explore an explicit concept of ghetto by analyzing three popularly accepted examples of real ghetto and various scholars’ views.
Keywords
City Studies, Ghetto, Poverty, Segregation, Racism
To cite this article
Liyi Xie, Exploring the Concept of Ghetto, Social Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016, pp. 32-36. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20160502.15
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