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From tenements to the Taylor homes: in search of an urban housing policy in twentieth-century America John F. Bauman

From tenements to the Taylor homes: in search of an urban housing policy in twentieth-century America

John F. Bauman

Published August 15th 2000
ISBN : 9780271020129
Hardcover
304 pages
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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 ofMoreAuthored 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 policymakers 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.