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From Tenements to the Taylor Homes: In Search of an Urban Housing Policy in Twentieth-Century America

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Authored by prominent scholars, the twelve essays in this volume use the historical perspective to explore American urban housing policy as it unfolded from the late nineteenth through the twentieth centuries. Focusing on the enduring quest of policy makers to restore urban community, the essays examine such topics as the war against the slums, planned suburbs for workers, the rise of government-aided and built housing during the Great Depression, the impact of post–World War II renewal policies, and the retreat from public housing in the Nixon, Carter, and Reagan years.

About the Author

John F. Bauman is Research Professor of Community Planning and Development at the Muskie School of Public Policy, University of Southern Maine and Professor of History, California University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Public Housing, Race and Renewal: Urban Planning in Philadelphia, 1920–1974 (1987) and, with Thomas Coode, In the Eye of the Great Depression: New Deal Reporters and the Agony of the American People (1988).

Roger Biles is Professor of History at East Carolina University. He has written several books, including Richard J. Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago (1995) and The South and the New Deal (1994).

Kristin M. Szylvian is Assistant Professor of History at Western Michigan University.

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ISBN:
9780271020136
Editor:
Bauman, John F.
Editor:
Szylvian, Kristin
Editor:
Bauman, John F.
Editor:
Szylvian, Kristin
Editor:
Biles, Roger
Author:
Biles, Roger
Author:
Szylvian, Kristin M.
Author:
Bauman, John F.
Editor:
Biles, Roger
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Location:
University Park, Pa.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
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Social Services & Welfare
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U.S. Government
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City Planning & Urban Development
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Housing policy
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Urban policy
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Government - U.S. Government
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Political Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Housing policy -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Urban policy -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Subject:
From Tenements to the Taylor Homes
Subject:
In Search of an Urban Housing Policy in Twentieth-Century America
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John F. Bauman
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Roger Biles
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Kristin Szylvian
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0-271-02012-1
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0-271-02013-x
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American
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Political science
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Historical perspective
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urban community
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war against the slums
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planned suburbs for workers
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government-aided
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Great Depression
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post-World War II renewal policies
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Nixon
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Carter
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Reagan
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
A 364
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.88 in 1.062 oz

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