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Author Freund, David M. P.

Title Colored property [electronic resource] : state policy and white racial politics in suburban America / David M.P. Freund.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 514 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-488) and index.
Contents The new politics of race and property -- Part I: The political economy of suburban development and the race of economic value, 1910-1970. Local control and the rights of property : the politics of incorporation, zoning, and race before 1940 ; Financing suburban growth : federal policy and the birth of a racialized market for homes, 1930-1940 ; Putting private capital back to work : the logic of federal intervention, 1930-1940 ; A free market for housing : policy, growth, and exclusion in suburbia, 1940-1970 -- Part II: Race and development in metropolitan Detroit, 1940-1970. Defending and denning the new neighborhood : the politics of exclusion in Royal Oak, 1940-1955 ; Saying race out loud : the politics of exclusion in Dearborn, 1940-1955 ; The national is local : race and development in an era of civil rights protest, 1955-1964 ; Colored property and white backlash.
Summary Northern whites in the post-World War II era began to support the principle of civil rights, so why did many of them continue to oppose racial integration in their communities? Challenging conventional wisdom about the growth, prosperity, and racial exclusivity of American suburbs, David M.P. Freund argues that previous attempts to answer this question have overlooked a change in the racial thinking of whites and the role of suburban politics in effecting this change. In Colored Property, he shows how federal intervention spurred a dramatic shift in the language and logic of residential exclu.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Whites -- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Whites -- United States -- Attitudes -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Housing -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in housing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Housing policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Suburban life -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
City and town life -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1900-2000
Geschichte 1910-1970
1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Freund, David M.P. Colored property. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007 9780226262758 (DLC) 2006033989 (OCoLC)75389819
ISBN 9780226262772 (electronic bk.)
0226262774 (electronic bk.)
9780226262758 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226262758 (cloth ; alk. paper)