Residential Integration in the St. Louis Region: Challenges and Opportunities; E. Terrence Jones, PhD

Why has the St. Louis region remained one of the country’s most residentially racially segregated metropolitan areas? Should local policies and practices encourage racial integration or should the norm be separate but really equal? If residential racial integration is the goal, what can be to done to achieve it?

E. Terrence (Terry) Jones is Founders Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He is the author of The Metropolitan Chase: Politics and Policies in Urban America, Fragmented by Design: Why St. Louis Has So Many Governments, and Conducting Political Research. He also co-edited St. Louis Metromorphosis: Past Trends and Future Directions.