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Download Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. epub

by Howard Gillette Jr.




As the only American city under direct congressional control, Washington has served historically as a testing ground for federal policy initiatives and social experiments—with decidedly mixed results. Well-intentioned efforts to introduce measures of social justice for the district's largely black population have failed. Yet federal plans and federal money have successfully created a large federal presence—a triumph, argues Howard Gillette, of beauty over justice. In a new afterword, Gillette addresses the recent revitalization and the aftereffects of an urban sports arena.

Download Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. epub
ISBN: 0812219589
ISBN13: 978-0812219586
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Author: Howard Gillette Jr.
Language: English
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press; Edition Unstated edition (May 9, 2006)
Pages: 320 pages
ePUB size: 1846 kb
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