GLOSSARY: [Broken Windows Policing]

Broken Windows is a ‘theory’ where it is believed that if law enforcement monitors and prevents small crimes such as toll-jumping, or vandalism they are creating an atmosphere in which is of “order” and therefore it would prevent more serious crimes of occurring. This observation of broken windows was that if one building window...

GLOSSARY: [Racial Steering]

Racial steering is the practice in which real estate agents guide families who are looking to purchase homes towards certain neighborhoods based on their race and color. Not only do they steer them towards certain neighborhoods, but also away from certain neighborhoods. They try to limit potential buyers to areas where the current residents...

Poverty vs. Affluence in L.I.C.

 Assignment #1: URBST 101 Poverty & Affluence  Poverty and affluence along side each other both have very diverse meanings. Poverty is being unable to meet one’s basic needs such as shelter, food, education, and health care. Affluence on the other hand, is an abundance of money, property, or goods. For this particular assignment, I...

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