Humanities Education in the Digital Age For Immediate Release U.S. History Scene (co-founded by Assistant Prof. Rhae Lynn Barnes, History) is a founding partner and digital architect of the National Humanities Center’s groundbreaking “Humanities in the Class Digital Library.” This Open Education Resources (OER) platform brings together world-renowned humanities institutions to provide cutting-edge digital learning… MORE
In the aftermath of the Second World War, democratic rhetoric flourished, and many camps began to reach across the boundaries of class, gender, and religion drawn by the first Northeastern camps.
Since their inception, the mutual programs of the 1940s were created as secondary to individual private homeownership, which has persisted as the dominant model in the decades since. While mutual or cooperative housing has taken various forms, the term typically denotes a buyer purchasing a share in a not-for-profit mutual association where the association (made up of the residents) owns and controls the houses and land.
This article examines the values and policies that have shaped these stereotypes and critiques of public housing in the United States since its beginning in the 1930s. American public housing never fully succeeding is a matter of how we chose to implement it, not a problem inherent to the concept itself.