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Saving the Neighborhood

Racially Restrictive Covenants, Law, and Social Norms

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$58.50 • £46.95 • €52.50

ISBN 9780674072541

Publication Date: 04/01/2013

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304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • 1. Introduction: Recalling Racialized Property
  • 2. Before Covenants
  • 3. The Big Guns Silenced: How Racial Covenants Overcame Major Objections from Constitutional Law, Property Law, and Corporations Law
  • 4. Pushing Down the Ghosts: Covenant Development and Unseen Legal Influences
  • 5. The Calculus of Covenants
  • 6. The Emergence of the Norm Breakers
  • 7. The Great Dilemma for Legal Norms: Shelley and State Action
  • 8. After Shelley: Reactions, Evasions, Substitutions
  • 9. Game Changes in the Twilight of Covenants: Signals, Tipping Points, and Quotas
  • 10. Conclusion: Covenants’ Legacy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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