The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America

Author: Richard Rothstein
Publisher: New York ; London : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Liveright paperbackView all editions and formats
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This "powerful and disturbing history" (The New York Times Book Review) exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas throughout America

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rothstein
ISBN: 9781631494536 1631494538
OCLC Number: 1048283676
Description: xvii, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: If San Francisco, then everywhere? --
Public housing, black ghettos --
Racial zoning --
"Own your own home" --
Private agreements, government enforcement --
White flight --
Irs support and compliant regulators --
Local tactics --
State-sanctioned violence --
Suppressed incomes --
Looking forward, looking back --
Considering fixes --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard Rothstein.

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"Essential... Rothstein persuasively debunks many contemporary myths about racial discrimination. Only when Americans learn a common-and accurate-history of our nation's racial divisions, he Read more...

 
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