Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2000

ISBN-10: 0791453782

ISBN-13: 9780791453780

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kevin Fox Gotham

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In Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development, Kevin Fox Gotham considers the origins, development, and consequences of racial segregation in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 7/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Kevin Fox Gotham is Associate Professor of Sociology at Tulane University. He is the author of Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development: The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2000 and the editor of Critical Perspectives on Urban Redevelopment.

List of Illustrations
Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development: An Introduction
Housing as a System of Social Stratification
Race, Racism, and Racialization
Metropolitan Kansas City: An Overview
Constructing a Segregated Metropolis
The Racialization of Space: Restrictive Covenants and the Origins of Racial Residential Segregation
The Great Migration and the Rise of the Modern Real Estate Industry
Racial Restrictive Covenants and the Real Estate Industry
The Role of Community Builders
The Role of Homeowner Associations
The Legacy of Racial Restrictive Covenants
Federal Government, Community Builders, and the Development of the Modern Mortgage System
The Housing Act of 1934 and the Creation of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
Community Builders and the FHA
Racial Conflict and the Defense of Racial Space
Urban Renewal, Public Housing, and Downtown Redevelopment
A Housing Program for Slum Clearance
Local Implementation and Dislocating Effects
Explaining Postwar Urban Redevelopment
Building the Troost Wall: School Segregation, Blockbusting, and the Racial Transition of the Southeast Area
Racial Population Change in Southeast Kansas City, 1950-1975
School Segregation and Neighborhood Racial Transition
Blockbusting and Panic Selling
The Role of the Real Estate Board
Reflections and Experiences with Blockbusting
The Legacy of School Desegregation and Blockbusting
The Struggle for Fair Housing
Fair Housing and the Conflict over "Rights"
Housing Act of 1968 and the Section 235 Program
Local Implementation and Segregative Effects
Neighborhood Response and Disinvestment
Federal Housing Policy Retrenchment in the Post-Civil Rights Era
Fair Housing in Retrospect
Race, Housing, and the "New Racism"
Privatism, Real Estate, and the Future of Uneven Development
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