Are Gated Communities 'Racially Polarizing?'

A county's law to allow gated communities sparks a debate.
March 20, 2004, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Proponents of gated communities say they are safer than other subdivisions. Others worry that by creating a world behind gates, these residents will reduce their civic activities outside the gates...there have been no formal studies that gated communities contribute to discrimination or civic decay, nor has there been conclusive research that gated communities are safer."

Thanks to C. P. Zilliacus

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Published on Friday, March 19, 2004 in Richmond Times-Dispatch


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