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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Affordable Housing and School Funding

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

A Consumer's Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America
Lizabeth Cohen. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003

Our Town: Race, Housing, and the Soul of Suburbia
Kirp, David L., John P. Dwyer, and Larry A. Rosenthal. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

“An Activist Judiciary”
(Reapportionment, Taxes, Mt. Laurel and Affordable Housing)
pp. 86- 94. In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 10, The Suburban State
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004

Audio and Video

The Suburban State
Program 10 in the New Jersey Legacy television series. A co-production of NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003

Documents

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 10, The Suburban State
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
$125 Million Housing Subsidy Voted to Help Fund Mt. Laurel Decision”, Newark Star-Ledger (June 28, 1985), pp. 140-142
School Aid Forumla Voided: Court Allows One Year for Change”, Newark-Star Ledger (June 6, 1990), pp. 137-139

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
The Supreme Court Addresses the Housing Problem (1983), pp. 278-281

Internet Sites

A Political Cartoon about New Jersey Supreme Court decisions
Newark Star-Ledger (1976), p. 148

 

 


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