Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen by David Hilfiker, MD

Response Essay:

Formulate a single thesis in response to the following questions about Hilfiker's presentation of the origins of the inner city ghettos in our cities.

Hilfiker Essay due on Thursday, February 1st at 3:30 p.m. Please turn your essay in electronically (via email or sharing with Googledocs.)

  • How did today's ghettos emerge?
  • How much of the problem do you attribute to:
    • a) economics
    • b) racism
  • What could have been done to prevent today's ghettos from emerging?