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As Long as They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial Conflict in American Neighborhoods

As Long as They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial Conflict in American Neighborhoods (Hardback)

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Despite the commonly held perception that most northern citizens embraced racial equality, As Long As They Don't Move Next Door graphically demonstrates the variety of methods-including violence and intimidation, unjust laws, restrictive covenants, discrimination by realtors and mortgage lenders, and white flight to suburban enclaves-used by whites to thwart the racial integration of their neighborhoods. Author Stephen Grant Meyer offers the first full length national history of American race relations examined through the lens of housing discrimination, and he forces readers to confront and re-evaluate the deep and enduring division between the races. Although this is a discomforting analysis, which concludes that housing discrimination still exists, it is only a clearer understanding of our shared racial past that will enable Americans to create a successful prescription for fighting intolerance. An original and captivating study that illuminates overlooked groups and individuals committed to the national struggle for civil rights, this is important reading for anyone interested in African-American history.

History & PoliticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesWelfare & benefit systems Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 29/12/1999 ISBN-13: 9780847697007  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Stephen Grant Meyer received his Ph.D from the University of Alabama and is currently a writer, historian, and teacher living in Statesville, North Carolina.

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