Fourteen. The Urban Crisis

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. David Steigerwald

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch14

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Steigerwald, D. (2011) The Urban Crisis, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494

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Keywords:

  • the urban crisis;
  • urban crisis, and social, political history;
  • HUD, the Model Cities program;
  • “urbanist” historians and “backlash historians”;
  • urban crisis, America's racial divide;
  • Great Society liberalism, collapsing;
  • industries, out of central cities;
  • the sun belt, interstate highway system;
  • Johnson years, HUD establishment;
  • urban crisis, not easy to resolve

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References

  • Further Reading