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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


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


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


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


Linking Housing and School Integration to Growth Management

Myron Orfield

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.22
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter reviews the history of cases supporting housing integration. These case include: (1) Shannon v. HUD (1970), a decision outlining the civil rights siting rules for federally subsidized ... More


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


Suburban Exclusion and the Courts: Can a Class-Based Remedy Reduce Urban Segregation?

Gary Orfield

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of housing segregation in the structure of racial, income, and economic inequality. It addresses the growing social cleavages in metropolitan areas where resources are ... More


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