Racial taxation : schools, segregation, and taxpayer citizenship, 1869-1973 /

In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to 'taxpayer citizenship' - the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like a public education. Tracing the genealogy of this concept, Camille Walsh shows how tax po...

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Main Author: Walsh, Camille (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to 'taxpayer citizenship' - the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like a public education. Tracing the genealogy of this concept, Camille Walsh shows how tax policy and taxpayer identity were built on the foundations of white supremacy.
Item Description:Title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 6, 2018).
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 235 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781469638959
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