racial steering

(noun) When real estate agents guide home buyers away or towards certain neighborhoods on the basis of race and ethnicity.

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  • Plural: racial steerings

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How to Cite the Definition of Racial Steering

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “racial steering.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

racial steering. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “racial steering.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“racial steering.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Jun. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/>.