Knocking on the door : the federal government's attempt to desegregate the suburbs (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Knocking on the door : the federal government's attempt to desegregate the suburbs

Author: Christopher Bonastia
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Knocking on the Door is the first book-length work to analyze federal involvement in residential segregation from Reconstruction to the present. Providing a particularly detailed analysis of the period 1968 to 1973, the book examines how the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) attempted to forge elementary changes in segregated residential patterns by opening up the suburbs to groups historically
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bonastia
ISBN: 0691119341 9780691119342
OCLC Number: 61687935
Description: xi, 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Residential segregation : the forgotten civil rights issue --
The divergence of civil rights policies in housing, education, and employment --
The federal government and residential segregation, 1866-1968 --
Conviction and controversy : HUD formulates its fair housing policies --
Indirect attack : a housing freeze kills civil rights efforts --
The recent past, present and future of residential desegregation.
Responsibility: Christopher Bonastia.
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Analyzes federal involvement in residential segregation. Providing an analysis of the period 1968 to 1973, this book examines how the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) attempted to  Read more...

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"Why have federal efforts at housing desegregation been less successful than struggles against school and job discrimination? In a thoughtful comparison of the responsible federal agencies, Bonastia Read more...

 
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