WGST 303 Day 12 Sub-Prime Catastrophe

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  • AAUW: http://www.aauw.org/files/2015/02/The-Simple-Truth_Spring-2015.pdf
  • WGST 303 Day 12 Sub-Prime Catastrophe

    1. 1. Dr. Sara Diaz WGST 303: The *isms: Race, Class, and Gender Gonzaga University Dr. Sara Diaz WGST 303: The *isms: Race, Class, and Gender Gonzaga University Subprime
    2. 2. Daily Responses • Today’s response due by midnight because of link error on Blackboard • YOU WRITE THE QUESTIONS from here on out! • Questions due by noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays (note your syllabus has this wrong) • Questions should be “why” and “how” rather than “what” or “when”. • Relational questions are best. • What is the relationship between two ideas, two groups of people, two social phenomenon? • For Example: How are single-family housing zones and racial segregation linked in Seattle?
    3. 3. Covenants vs Zoning • How did Seattle replicate Southern style segregation without having laws that prohibited black people living in white neighborhoods? • How has single-family housing become racially coded in Seattle? • What are the long term effects of this “racist residue”?
    4. 4. Sub-prime • What is a sub-prime mortgage? • https://vimeo.com/3261363 • How did the sub-prime mortgage crisis affect black families? • What does Oliver mean when he said there is a “segregation tax” on black homeowners today? • Why does Oliver call the sub-prime mortgage crisis a “catastrophe” for black families?
    5. 5. Subprime & Race
    6. 6. Race Matters in Class Matters
    7. 7. The House You Lived In • What have you learned about your family’s housing experiences so far? • What structures have shaped your family’s access to housing? • How has segregation shaped your family’s experiences? • In what ways are you privileged or disadvantaged by housing and residential segregation?
    8. 8. Economic Inequality •Income •Wealth •Wage Stagnation •https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B00H QAHEQA?ie=UTF8&keywords=inequality%20for% 20all&qid=1443732651&ref_=sr_1_1&s=movies- tv&sr=1-1

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