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After Redlining: The Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation

Rebecca K. Marchiel

Abstract

After Redlining explains the changed relationship between urbanites and their banks during the last third of the twentieth century, and argues that an urban social movement drove the change. In so doing, it explores how the U.S. financial system shaped and was shaped by the community organizing of ordinary urbanites from 1966 to 1989. The book charts the activism of the urban reinvestment movement whose members blamed anti-urban, bank-friendly policies for the decline of American cities—not riots, white flight, or deindustrialization as current scholarship and popular memory suggested. Drawing ... More

Keywords: urban reinvestment movement, community-bank partnerships, National People’s Action, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, Community Reinvestment Act, financial deregulation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780226723648
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226723785.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca K. Marchiel, author
University of Mississippi