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Let the People Vote

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details the strategies involved in a 1951 campaign by a coalition of small property owners and anti-tax proponents who sought to halt creation of public housing through a ballot ... More


Redevelopment Planning and Distributive Justice in the American Metropolis

Susan S. Fainstein

in Justice and the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676125
eISBN:
9781452947822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676125.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the redevelopment policy, intended to improve the quality and efficiency of existing cities and of suburbs. It examines the forces shaping American redevelopment policy and its ... More


Carceral Interstice: Between Home Space and Prison Space

Rashad Shabazz

in Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039645
eISBN:
9780252097737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039645.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how carceral power informed high-rise housing projects on Chicago's South Side. Drawing on the writings of Black prisoners, it considers how urban planning, architecture, and ... More


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