Definition of Racial Steering
(noun) When real estate agents guide home buyers away from or towards certain neighborhoods on the basis of race and ethnicity.
Racial Steering Pronunciation
Syllabification: ra·cial steer·ing
- American English – /rAY-shuhl stIR-ing/
- British English – /rAY-shuhl stIUH-ring/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈreɪʃəl ˈstɪrɪŋ/
- British English – /ˈreɪʃəl ˈstɪərɪŋ/
- Plural: racial steerings
- dominant group
- institutional discrimination
- minority group
- scapegoat theory
- social construction of race
- subordinate group
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “racial steering.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 28, 2023 (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 November 28, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“racial steering.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 28 Nov. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/racial-steering/>.