LA Social Science interviews Dr. José Loya, a UCLA Assistant Professor in Urban Planning and a faculty affiliate with the Chicano Studies Research Center. His research examines racial stratification among Latinxs in the mortgage market. He discusses how discrimination in housing creates barriers for upward mobility in the Latinx community.
00:00 – Intro
00:39 – Social stratification and racial discrimination in housing
01:03 – Article in Race and Social Problems Journal
02:12 – Research methods
02:51 – Interesting findings – tri-racial hierarchy
04:27 – Research impact on Latinx community
05:20 – Closing
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