From the Puritans to the projects :public housing and public neighbors /Lawrence J. Vale.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-288268

Description

460 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Public housing History.
Housing policy History.
Poor History.
Huisvesting.
Huisvestingsbeleid.
Armen (personen)
Sociale woningbouw.
Sozialwohnung.
Wohnungspolitik.
Housing policy.
Poor.
Public housing.

Originator

Vale, Lawrence J., 1959-

Contents

Introduction: The "public" in public housing -- pt. 1. The prehistory of public housing. -- Coping with the poor: techniques and institutions -- Rewarding upward mobility: public lands, private houses, and new communities -- pt. 2. Public housing in Boston. -- Building selective collectives, 1934-1954 -- Managing poverty and race, 1955-1980 -- The Boston Housing Authority since 1980: the Puritans return.

Publication

Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press

Description

460 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-448) and index.
Gift of Carl R. Nold, 2013.

ISBN

0674002865 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780674002869 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks HD7288.78.U52 M48 2000

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Boston
Massachusetts.
Massachusetts