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Published by Association of Metropolitan Authorities in London .
Written in English


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April 1985.

ContributionsAssociation of Metropolitan Authorities.
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Open LibraryOL14242293M

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Karl Lindner, the spokesperson for the group opposing the Youngers’ house purchase, uses passive-aggressive logic to convince the Youngers why they shouldn’t buy the house in Clybourne Park. When Linder argues that problems exist between blacks and whites because people don’t consider the other side’s point of view, he really means that.   Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor earned her doctorate and published her dissertation, "Race for Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis in the s," in She began as a faculty member at Princeton the following year, and she continues her work as an activist through her writing, lectures and community involvement. She is now writing a book about her housing research.   The whole notion of housing value in the US is deeply connected to notions of race. In fact, the further housing is located away from African Americans, the more it accrues in : Aaron Wiener. "Family Properties" is an absolutely essential book, one that hammers home, over and over again, an all-too-often neglected, yet vitally important, fact about racism: it pays. In the first (and better) half of the book, Satter lays out, by following the career of her father, crusading Chicago lawyer Mark Satter, the way in which the ghettos of /5.