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Introduction

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the nature of American interest in international housing conditions after World War II, as well as the mechanisms by which Americans funnelled aid abroad. American aid flowed ... 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


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


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


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