Infrastructure and Inequity: Race and Class in Housing and Public Health in Post-Civil War D.C.

Pastreich, Elena R.


  • This paper explores environmental injustice in Washington, D.C., specifically how disparities in housing exacerbated public health inequalities from the Civil War Era to today. I examine how factors such as developers' strategies, an over reliance on philanthropists, and government intervention or lack thereof furthered inequities that disproportionately harm low income Black residents and how ... read more
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