Suburbs under Siege: Race, Space, and Audacious Judges

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"This book will be invaluable to everyone concerned about the future of civil rights and the fundamental principles of justice and opportunity for all in our modern society."—Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senate

"Charles Haar examines one of the greatest social issues of our day—the conflict between suburb and city.... A very important, wonderfully readable piece of work."—John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard University

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Overview

"This book will be invaluable to everyone concerned about the future of civil rights and the fundamental principles of justice and opportunity for all in our modern society."—Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senate

"Charles Haar examines one of the greatest social issues of our day—the conflict between suburb and city.... A very important, wonderfully readable piece of work."—John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard University

"This book is an extraordinary mix of academia—Haar's intellectual credentials are outstanding—and the real world."—Paul G. Garrity, Former Chief Judge of the Housing Court of the City of Boston and Retired Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court

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Named an Outstanding Book by the Gustavus Meyers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America for 1998

"Suburbs under Siege ... is both a worthy addition to the fair housing literature and a valuable study of a state supreme court."—Charles M. Lamb, The Law and Politics Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691605609
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 7/14/2014
  • Series: Princeton Legacy Library Series
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

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Preface
I Breaking New Ground: The Role of the Courts in Social Change 3
II Launching the Mount Laurel Doctrine: "Pack Up and Move to Camden!" 15
III The View from the Mount 30
IV Judges into the Fray 55
V Of Special Masters and the Front Line 72
VI The Legislature Strikes Back ... 89
VII ... And the Judiciary Responds: Holmdel and Warren 117
VIII The New World of Judicial Remedies 129
IX Discretion and Its Discontents: Checking Abuses 148
X Leadership in Institutional Reform: Rallying Support for a Vision 161
XI The Last Recourse: Why Judges Intervene 175
XII National Ramifications: Judges as Social Innovators 186
Notes 209
Acknowledgments 253
Picture Credits 255
Index 257
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