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To “affirmatively further fair housing”: Enduring Racial Inequalities in American Homes and Mortgages

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers what makes racial equality in the American housing system such a divisive issue. Because housing choices profoundly affect people's personal lives and yet also have enormous ... More


Divergent Outcomes: The Contemporary Relationship between School and Housing Segregation in Four Southern Cities

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter links the differing city-suburban school district configurations and desegregation histories of Richmond, Charlotte, Louisville and Chattanooga to contemporary patterns of school and ... 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


School Policy Is Housing Policy, and Vice Versa

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter illuminates the reciprocal relationship between school and housing segregation. Based largely on the work of noted desegregation scholars, it discusses the theory and research underlying ... More


Confronting School and Residential Segregation during the Cold War

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on educational and housing segregation prevailing during the period. It notes that the U.S. Supreme Court had issued the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ruling, ... More


Desegregation Policy and the Law

David J. Armor

in Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Between the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954 and Supreme Court decisions in 1991 and 1992, civil rights laws and policies, especially those affecting schools, have undergone ... More


Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Jeannine Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite increasing racial tolerance and national diversity, neighborhood segregation remains a very real problem in cities across America. Scholars, government officials, and the general public have ... More


Introduction: Historical Overview of Race and Poverty from Reconstruction to 1969

C. Michael Henry

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/9780300095418.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter focuses on the period of 1865 and 1970 to examine the historical factors that explain race and poverty amongst African Americans. These factors include economic stagnation ... More


Present-day Buffalo, New York

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

in Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter examines Buffalo, New York’s urban revitalization strategies. It begins with a discussion of the structural causes of the city’s population decline. This is followed by an examination of ... More


Legislating Nonwhite Crossings into White Suburbia

Cindy I-Fen Cheng

in Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759356
eISBN:
9780814770849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759356.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the fight to end race-based restrictions in housing emerged at the forefront of the federal government's attempts to demonstrate to the world the validity of U.S. democracy. ... More


Introduction: The Desegregation Dilemma

David J. Armor

in Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Despite nearly four decades of controversy and debate over school segregation, the desegregation dilemma is still largely unresolved. The “busing” problem has received less national attention in ... More


Raisin, Race, and the Real Estate Revolution of the Early Twentieth Century

Carol M. Rose

in Power, Prose, and Purse: Law, Literature, and Economic Transformations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190873455
eISBN:
9780190873486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873455.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lorraine Hansberry’s hit play of 1957, A Raisin in the Sun, centered on the decision of an African American family in Chicago, the Youngers, to move to a house in a white neighborhood. The play is ... More


Racial Covenants and Housing Segregation, Yesterday and Today

Carol M. Rose and Richard R. W. Brooks

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the role of privately created racially restrictive covenants in American housing segregation. Racial covenants were common in residential deeds in the early twentieth century, ... More


Nostalgia, Narrative, and Northern Civil Rights Movement History

Brian Purnell

in Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141824
eISBN:
9780813142609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents a brief discussion of civil rights movement historiography, and is mainly an overview of nostalgic memories of everyday life in Brooklyn, New York, after World War II. It ... More


The Political Geography of Whites Adopting Black Children in the United States

Heath Fogg Davis

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The adoption of black children by white parents in the United States takes place in a geographical context that is marked by high levels of residential segregation between whites and blacks. The ... More


“Are You Going to Let a Negro Name the Next Mayor of Chicago?”: Investigations and Elections

Matthew Vaz (ed.)

in Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226690445
eISBN:
9780226690582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226690582.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins with the arrival of the Kefauver Committee in Chicago. The Senate Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce held hearings in the city taking testimony from the mayor, ... More


Hate Next Door: Housing Integration and Racialized Boundaries

Jeannine Bell

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses one of the consequences of racial segregation in housing—violence and intimidation directed at minorities who are integrating white neighborhoods. The incidents described often ... More


Conclusion

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks back at the analysis of this book and presents some final thoughts. Much about the story of school desegregation in Louisville and Jefferson County can lead to dispiriting ... More


Introduction: Asian American Racial Formation and the Image of American Democracy

Cindy I-Fen Cheng

in Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759356
eISBN:
9780814770849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759356.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines how the U.S. government used Asian Americans to promote the superiority of U.S. democracy over communism during the early Cold War years from 1946 to 1965. More specifically, it ... More


Introduction: An Old World Is Dying

Jordan T. Camp

in Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the most intensive cycle of struggle in the postwar era. In the epilogue to his memoir No Name in the Street (1972), James Baldwin explained that the old regime ... More


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