Segregation by Design

@inproceedings{Trounstine2018SegregationBD,
  title={Segregation by Design},
  author={Jessica Trounstine},
  year={2018}
}
Local government policy is a fundamental driver of race and class segregation in America. Through the regulation of land use, local governments manage the use of space. They decide what gets built, what doesn’t get built, and where the building happens. Local governments also determine the types of public services to be provided, along with their levels and distribution. As a result, local policies affect the value of property. Battles to control space and its attendant value fundamentally… 

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