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Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Under the New Jersey State Constitution as interpreted by the State Supreme Court in 1975 and 1983, municipalities are required to use their zoning authority to create realistic opportunities for a ... More


Unmarried Mothers in the ‘Welfare State’

Pat Thane and Tanya Evans

in Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199578504
eISBN:
9780191741838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578504.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Real improvements for poorer unmarried mothers in the Welfare State created by the post-war Labour Government, building on the wartime experience of inadequate public services for mothers and ... More


A Finer Future?

Pat Thane and Tanya Evans

in Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199578504
eISBN:
9780191741838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The first thorough account of the work of the Finer Committee on One-Parent Families, set up by the Labour Government in 1969, reported in 1974. The most detailed study, then or since, of the past ... More


Protecting Homes and Other Types of Property

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter questions the tendency of property law to bestow more generous protection against dispossession due to debts or other losses to residential property than to personal or commercial ... More


Defending the ‘Invisible World’: The Campaign against ‘Saducism’

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers those writers who vigorously defended the idea of an ‘invisible world’ of spirits. These include Nathaniel Homes, Meric Casaubon, Henry More, Joseph Glanvill, and John Aubrey.


Tenant Transitions: From Geographic to Social Mobility

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter considers whether the move to the Ethel Lawrence Homes (EHL)—and the improved neighborhood conditions it enabled—were sufficient to change the trajectory of people's lives. Systematic ... More


Affordable Housing: Suburban Solutions to Urban Problems

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reviews the foregoing results and traces out their implications for public policy and for social theory. It argues that neighborhood circumstances do indeed have profound consequences ... More


Towards a Solution to the Eurasian Question: Child Removal and Juvenile Emigration

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concerns the wider historical implications of the limitations upon the system of general school education meant for Eurasian and Domiciled-European children. It argues that, by the turn ... More


Lifetime Homes

Mary Kelly

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

People's differences — such as their levels of income, culture, ethnicity, age, and mobility, and whether they have responsibilities for children or other dependants — create different priorities for ... More


Suburban Showdown: The Mount Laurel Controversy

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes in great detail the Mount Laurel court case and the controversy it generated. It takes a closer look at the emotion and controversy surrounding Mount Laurel's opposition to the ... More


Field of Dreams: Ethel Lawrence Homes Come to Mount Laurel

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes the construction, organization, and physical appearance of Ethel Lawrence Homes (EHL) and assesses the aesthetics relative to other housing in the area. Bringing affordable ... More


Rhetoric and Reality: Monitoring Mount Laurel

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter outlines the study's design and research methodology, describing the specific data sources consulted to determine the effects of the project on the community and the multiple surveys and ... More


Neighborly Concerns: Effects on Surrounding Communities

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter evaluates the outcomes that were of such grave concern to local residents and township officials prior to the project's construction, using publicly available data to determine the ... More


All Things Considered: Neighbors’ Perceptions a Decade Later

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter considers the effects of Ethel Lawrence Homes (EHL) on the ethos of suburban life. It draws on a representative survey and selected interviews with neighbors living in surrounding ... More


Greener Pastures: Moving to Tranquility

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on a special survey conducted of the residents of Ethel Lawrence Homes (EHL) and nonresidents to assess how moving into the project affected the residential environment people ... More


Cleaving to the Scene of Shame: Stigmatised Childhoods in The End of Alice and Two Girls, Fat and Thin

Kaye Mitchell

in Writing Shame: Gender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474461849
eISBN:
9781474481250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461849.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 discusses two contemporary American writers, A.M. Homes and Mary Gaitskill – whose literary engagements with shame, in relation to sexuality in particular, have been notably provocative and ... More


Genius in a Box

Alexi Worth

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter includes a 2017 article by artist and art critic Alexi Worth wherein he reviews two exhibitions centered on the work of the “King of Comics” Jack Kirby: Comic Book Apocalypse: The ... More


Navigating the Maze

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In Chapter 3, I provide an overview of the complex network of health care systems, and why working with community-based coalitions is critical. This is our next principle for social change: the ... More


The Bulls as “Good Business”: The United Center and Redeveloping Chicago’s Near West Side

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 chronicles the Chicago Bulls' efforts to navigate the neighborhood politics involved in constructing the United Center during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the northwestern part of the ... More


Introduction Black and White

Julia A. Stern

in Bette Davis Black and White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226813691
eISBN:
9780226813721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226813721.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction considers Bette Davis as a vehicle for thinking about American racial fantasy in classic Hollywood. The book's author, who grew up in a Jewish neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side ... More


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