The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (Paperback)

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by Richard Rothstein

Description

Exploding the myth of de facto segregation arising from private prejudice or the unintended consequences of economic forces, Richard Rothstein describes how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation: with undisguised racial zoning; public housing that purposefully segregated previously mixed communities; subsidies for builders to create whites-only suburbs; tax exemptions for institutions that enforced segregation; and support for violent resistance to African Americans in white neighborhoods.

About the Author

Richard Rothstein, the author of The Color of Law and father to co-author Leah Rothstein, has written many books and articles on educational policy and racial inequality. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Product Details

Category: Public Policy, Housing and Urban Development

Language: English

Format/Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

ISBN-10: 1631494538

ISBN-13: 978-1631494536

Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation

Date Published: May 01, 2018

Pages: 368

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