Our Town: Race, Housing, and the Soul of Suburbia / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Rutgers University Press
An account of the legal battle to open up New Jersey's suburbs to the poor, looking at the views of lawyers on both sides of the controversy. It is a case study of judicial activism and its consequences and an analysis of suburban attitudes regarding race, class and property.
|Publisher:||Rutgers University Press|
|Product dimensions:||152.40(w) x 228.60(h) x (d)|
About the Author
DAVID L. KIRP, a professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of Just Schools: Race and Schooling in America, Gender Justice, and Learning by Heart: AIDS and Schoolchildren in America's Communities (Rutgers University Press), and a regular contributor to Harper's, The Nation, the Atlantic Monthly, and the New York Times.
JOHN P. DWYER , John H. Boalt professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, is a nationally recognized authority on environmental law and housing policy and law.
LARRY A. ROSENTHAL is an attorney and has served as a lecturer in the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and assistant editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.