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Urban Planning and the African-American Community

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Clarifying the historical connections between the African-American population in the United States and the urban planning profession, this book suggests means by which cooperation and justice may be increased. Chapters examine: the racial origins of zoning in US cities; how Eurocentric family models have shaped planning processes of cities such as Los Angeles; and diversifying planning education in order to advance the profession. There is also a chapter of excerpts from court cases and government reports that have shaped or reflected the racial aspects of urban planning.
Release date NZ
February 28th, 1997
Edited by June Manning Thomas Edited by Marsha Ritzdorf
Country of Publication
United States
SAGE Publications Inc
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