Our Town: Race, Housing, and the Soul of Suburbia
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BeschreibungAn account of the legal battle to open up New Jersey's suburbs to the poor, looking at the views of lawyers on both sides of the controversy. It is a case study of judicial activism and its consequences and an analysis of suburban attitudes regarding race, class and property.
PortraitDAVID L. KIRP, a professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of Just Schools: Race and Schooling in America, Gender Justice, and Learning by Heart: AIDS and Schoolchildren in America's Communities (Rutgers University Press), and a regular contributor to Harper's, The Nation, the Atlantic Monthly, and the New York Times. JOHN P. DWYER, John H. Boalt professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, is a nationally recognized authority on environmental law and housing policy and law. LARRY A. ROSENTHAL is an attorney and has served as a lecturer in the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and assistant editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: RUTGERS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten