Against the Grain interview: The New Geography of Need

U.C. Berkeley professor Margaret Weir discusses her chapter in JUSTICE AND THE AMERICAN METROPOLIS (edited by Clarissa Hayward and Todd Swanstrom).

Hayward_Justice coverThe fact of glaring inequalities in income and wealth has been placed front and center by the Occupy movement. But where, in this country, does poverty reside? Margaret Weir describes the dramatically shifting geography of inequality and poverty in metropolitan areas. She also highlights the suburbanization of poverty, as well as the strong anti-poor bias built into local policymaking.

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Published in: Against the Grain