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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Public Housing in Urban America

D. Bradford Hunt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Urban History; Labour History. 8589 words.

Public housing emerged during the New Deal as a progressive effort to end the scourge of dilapidated housing in American cities. Reformers argued that the private market had failed to...

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