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The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America / Richard Rothstein.

Rothstein, Richard (author.).

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9781631492853
  • ISBN: 1631492853
  • Physical Description: xvii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation—that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes clear that it was de jure segregation—the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments—that actually promoted the discriminatory patterns that continue to this day.
Subject: Segregation > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Segregation > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in housing > Government policy > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.

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