By Jean-Christophe Agnew, Roy Rosenzweig
A better half to Post-1945 the USA is an unique number of 34 essays by means of key students at the heritage and historiography of Post-1945 America.
- Covers society and tradition, humans and hobbies, politics and overseas policy
- Surveys and evaluates the simplest scholarship on each very important period and topic
- Includes ebook evaluate part on crucial readings
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Such work “brings the THE POWER OF PLACE 21 state back in” without losing sight of social relations and experience. The battles over class, opportunity, race, and property that created the postwar city and suburban periphery produced more than ghettoes and middle-class oases. They gave birth to a new political culture and new centers of power. A history of the interaction between race and liberalism provides a compelling framework for the study of metropolitan American after 1945. It is not the only framework, however.
Suburbanization, like industrial decentralization, was a process well underway in the early twentieth century. But the scale and pace of suburban growth accelerated rapidly after World War II. New Deal and wartime programs, administered by the Home Owner’s Loan Corporation, the Federal Housing Administration, and the Veterans’ Administration, reconstructed the home mortgage market, subsidized large-scale housing construction, and provided strong incentives for homeownership (Freund, 1999; Nicolaides, 2002).
The few programs targeted specifically to cities faced harsh cutbacks as the Vietnam War escalated. The result was a “skirmish” on poverty that had little long-term impact on the fortunes of American cities and their impoverished populations (Kelley, 1997). The dramatic expansion of the federal role in cities left the governing structures of metropolitan America largely intact. Federal programs did not address the fragmented nature of metropolitan politics and the relative autonomy of local governments.