white flight

(noun) The movement of white people from urban areas into the suburbs.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: white flights

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Works Consulted

Abercrombie, Nicholas, Stephen Hill, and Bryan Turner. 2006. The Penguin Dictionary of Sociology. 5th ed. London: Penguin.

Ferris, Kerry, and Jill Stein. 2010. The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology. 2nd ed. New York: Norton.

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

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Wiley. (N.d.) Wiley Online Library. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/).

 

How to Cite the Definition of White Flight

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “white flight.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/white-flight/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “white flight.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/white-flight/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“white flight.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/white-flight/>.