Between Justice & Beauty.

Author:Carson, Michael J.
Position:Brief article - Book review

Between Justice & Beauty

Howard Gillette Jr.

University of Pennsylvania Press

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0812219589 $22.50 1-800-537-5487 www.upenn.edu/pennpress

Between Justice & Beauty: Race, Planning, And The Failure Of Urban Policy In Washington, D.C. by Howard Gillette Jr. (Professor Of History Rutgers University) examines how, as the only American city directly under congressional control, Washington D.C. has historically been used to test federal policy initiatives and social experiments. Some results have been positive; many have not, and the best of intentions striving to bring social justice to the largely black populace have failed. A large federal presence has been...

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