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To Provide Housing for War Needs

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Labor

To Provide Housing for War Needs

hearings before the United States House Committee on Labor, Sixty-Fifth Congress, second session, on Feb. 11, 1918

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Labor

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans -- Housing -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Considers (65) H.R. 9642

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination58 p
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15282119M

      The Myths of Housing Policy by Julia Stein David Madden and Peter Marcuse’s thought-provoking book In Defense of Housing asks us to rethink the U.S. housing crisis.   Local authorities had been required by law to provide council housing since and Lloyd George's "Homes fit for Heroes" campaign sparked by . Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, ) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing to call that a crisis, there’s a housing crisis in every major city in the world. In In Defense of Housing, sociologist David Madden and urban planner Peter Marcuse explain why this has happened, and make it clear that progress requires us [ ]. Minorities on the Home Front. Historian Allan M. Winkler, in his book Home Front U.S.A.: America During World War II, provides the following saying, which was familiar among black Americans during World War II ( – 45), "Here lies a black man killed fighting a yellow man for the protection of a white man." This saying reflected the wartime frustrations of many minorities in the.

    In the s, the French-Swiss architect and pioneer of modern housing, Le Corbusier, declared: “Architecture or revolution.” Corbusier was warning that if society fails to produce and provide.


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