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Author Brooks, Richard Rexford Wayne.
Title Saving the neighborhood : racially restrictive covenants, law, and social norms / Richard R.W. Brooks, Carol M. Rose.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Note Status
 Law Classified  KF662 .B76 2013    ---  AVAILABLE
Description 294 pages ; 25 cm
Type of Content text
Type of Media unmediated
Type of Carrier volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : recalling racialized property -- Before covenants -- The big guns silenced : how racial covenants overcame major objections from constitutional law, property law, and corporations law -- Pushing down the ghosts : covenant development and unseen legal influences -- The calculus of covenants -- The emergence of the norm breakers -- The great dilemma for legal norms : Shelley and state action -- After Shelley : reactions, evasions, substitutions -- Game changes in the twilight of covenants : signals, tipping points, and quotas -- Conclusion : covenants' legacy.
Subject Real covenants -- United States.
Discrimination in housing -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Added Author Rose, Carol M., 1940-
ISBN 9780674072541