Housing Segregation in Suburban America since 1960: Presidential and Judicial Politics / Edition 1

Housing Segregation in Suburban America since 1960: Presidential and Judicial Politics / Edition 1

by Charles M. Lamb
     
 

Examines national fair housing policy from 1960 through 2000.See more details below

Overview

Examines national fair housing policy from 1960 through 2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521548274
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/24/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Charles M. Lamb has been involved in fair housing research for thirty years. He was a fair housing specialist with the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington from 1975 to 1977. Since 1977, he has taught constitutional law and civil rights at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Professor Lamb has published widely in professional journals and co-edited four books: Supreme Court Activism and Restraint, Implementation of Civil Rights Policy, Judicial Conflict and Consensus: Behavioral Studies of American Appellate Courts, and The Burger Court: Political and Judicial Profiles. He is a member of the American Political Science Association.

Table of Contents

1. Separate worlds, separate lives; 2. Lyndon Johnson and the Fair Housing Act; 3. George Romney's blueprint for suburban integration; 4. Richard Nixon, centralization, and the policymaking process; 5. Suburban segregation from Gerald Ford to Bill Clinton; 6. The Federal courts and suburban segregation; 7. Conclusions.

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