The Future of the Ghetto

My review of Mitchell Duneier’s Ghetto was published this week in Seattle Review of Books.  Duneier’s book traces the history of the “ghetto” from its 16th-century origins as a contained area for Venetian Jews to its post-WWII context as the urban landscape for African-Americans. But what about the ghetto’s future? Who will be the next people to ponder the history of […]