East Lake Meadows: Supplemental Reading List


After the Projects: Public Housing Redevelopment and the Governance of the Poorest American by Lawrence Vale

Purging the Poorest by Lawrence Vale

American Apartheid by Douglas S. Massey & Nancy A. Denton

American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare by Jason Deparle

Capital City by Samuel Stein

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Ghetto by Mitchell Duneier

In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis by Peter Marcuse & David Madden

Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits by Ansley T. Erickson

New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy by Edward G. Goetz

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities by Jessica Trounstine

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America by Khalil Gibran Muhammad

White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism by Kevin M. Kruse