The purpose of this book is to examine whether physical distance from jobs or racial discrimination in youth labor markets explains a greater part of minority youth's employment problems. First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1 Introduction, 2 The Spatial Mismatch hypothesis Revisited 3 Does Living in the Suburbs Really Make a Difference? Residential Location and the Dynamic Labor Market Outcomes of Young Males Chapter 4 The Impact of Job Movement from Central Cities to Suburbs on Young Men's Employment, Chapter 5 The Confounding Influence of Race in Space: The Effect of Race and Residential Location on the Employment of Young Men in the Washington, DC Area Chapter 6 The Case for Preserving Targeted Policy Approaches to Ease the Employment Difficulties of Minority Youth.