By Lisa Belkin

Not in my yard — that's the chorus typically invoked via homeowners who oppose undesirable improvement. Such phrases imagine a different ferocity while the advance in query is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated feelings stirred by way of the newest development in public housing as she re-creates a landmark case in riveting aspect, displaying how a suggestion to construct scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighborhoods approximately destroyed a complete urban and perpetually replaced the lives of lots of its citizens.
— Public housing tasks are being torn down during the usa. what's going to take their position? express Me a Hero explores the answer.
— an immense and compelling paintings of narrative nonfiction within the culture of J. Anthony Lukas's universal Ground.
— A sweeping but intimate staff portrait that assesses the consequences of public coverage on person human lives.

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