Racialization and the State: The Housing Act of 1934 and the Creation of the Federal Housing Administration

@article{Gotham2000RacializationAT,
  title={Racialization and the State: The Housing Act of 1934 and the Creation of the Federal Housing Administration},
  author={Kevin Fox Gotham},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={291 - 317}
}
  • K. Gotham
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Economics
  • Sociological Perspectives
Research examining the impact of corporate interests, state structures, and class contradictions on the state policy formation process has been dominated by three major theoretical perspectives: business dominance theory, state-centered theory, and Marxian structuralism. I argue that these existing perspectives pay insufficient attention to race and racial discrimination as a central component in the formulation and implementation of state policy. This article uses the concept of racialization… 

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