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Way Out - America's Ghettos and the Legacy of Racism

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ISBN-10: 0691088810

ISBN-13: 9780691088815

Edition: 2003

Authors: Owen M. Fiss, Joshua Cohen, Jefferson Decker, Joel Rogers

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America's ghettos, argues Fiss, are systems of social subordination that substantially result from government policy, & not simply products of unfortunate life choices or bad luck. He contends that government has an obligation to correct what are violations of fundamental constitutional principles.
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Book details

List price: $37.50
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

What Should Be Done for Those Who Have Been Left Behind?
Down by Law
Communities, Capital, and Conflicts
Better Neighborhoods?
Beyond Moralizing
Creating Options
Exit and Redevelopment
Relocation Works
Unlikely Times
Against Social Engineering
If Baldwin Could Speak
A Task Unfinished
Notes on the Contributors