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  • noun The process of becoming a ghetto, an isolated and underprivileged urban area

Etymologies

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ghettoize +‎ -ation

Examples

  • “In a way, this [ghettoization] is creating this segregated television audience that works against this notion of living in an integrated society where everyone’s sort of living together with one another and understanding and appreciating the diversity of what we have here,” Hunt said.

    The TV Ghetto | PopPolitics.com

  • I agree with some of the Bookninja commenters: some sort of genre categorization or "ghettoization" if you want to be militant is necessary.

    The Debate Continues

  • I agree with some of the Bookninja commenters: some sort of genre categorization or "ghettoization" if you want to be militant is necessary.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Update: Chas Clifton writes in Hardscabble Creek on the subject of "ghettoization": "....

    Influences 2-- Reply to Matt

  • The far bigger concern-to use a term that was once often applied weekly to newspaper science sections, mind you - is the "ghettoization" of specialized news among those who already care. "

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  • And while I'll note that this hasn't happened so much is SF/F (think of authors such as Catherine Asaro, writing hard SF that goes down well with romance readers), we are looking at a ghettoization because of the paranormal/romance mixture, which I wonder might not be partly the fault of the publishers and publicists and media, rather than the readers.

    MIND MELD: The Best Women Writers in SF/F

  • The jobs and mentoring and paid internships and better schooling efforts should be focused on the young people who are breaking the patterns of dysfunction, who are staying in school, using the library, working part-time, who are achieving despite the odds of their ghettoization and impoverishment.

    Michael Meyers: Mayor Bloomberg's Discriminatory Young Black and Latino Men's Initiative

  • The jobs and mentoring and paid internships and better schooling efforts should be focused on the young people who are breaking the patterns of dysfunction, who are staying in school, using the library, working part-time, who are achieving despite the odds of their ghettoization and impoverishment.

    Michael Meyers: Mayor Bloomberg's Discriminatory Young Black and Latino Men's Initiative

  • He identifies the ghettoization of Canadian programming into the reality genre as a major threat.

    Stephanie Earp: Canadian TV: Have We Lost Our Identity?

  • By the same token, only going after “book blogs” will lead to a further ghettoization of book publicity.

    Sending review copies of books to bloggers, Part III « The Book Publicity Blog

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