Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973.

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Walsh, Camille. Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2018, pp.250, ISBN: 9781469638942.

This book shows how tax policy and taxpayer identity were built on the foundations of white supremacy and intertwined with ideas of whiteness. From the origins of unequal public school funding after the Civil War through school desegregation cases from Brown v. Board of Education to San Antonio v. Rodriguez in the 1970s, this study spans over a century of racial injustice...

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