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response paper VI - Daniel Dunlap Americas Diverse Cultures...

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Daniel Dunlap America’s Diverse Cultures 2/15/11 Response on Urban Development and Ghettoization The class readings from Chapter 11 and 12 in, “ Crabgrass Frontier,” contextualizes the development of urban housing from world war I, to the ghettoization of public housing in projects during the nineteen-eighties . The readings explain how until the Great Depression public housing was considered to “socialist,” and that it wasn’t until Franklin D. Roosevelt created policies to end social strife, that society began to support government intervention for urban development. Subsequently, because of cultural and social norms at the time, the quality of development within differing neighborhoods became racialized by color and class, which created distinct, hierarchical, policy in support of urban segregation. Further discussion in our readings showed that recurring policies, claiming good intentions, created segregated housing through public works projects that have resulted in a term used by black youth, the projects. Possibly nowhere did the development, explained in the readings, play out more than in
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course AMST 3113W taught by Professor Tomsarmiento during the Spring '11 term at Minnesota.

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