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...
Chapel Hill :
University of North Carolina Press,
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- Introduction : taxpayer citizenship and the right to education
- A shabby meanness : origins of unequal taxation
- Let them plow : beyond the black-white paradigm
- We are taxpaying citizens : separate and colorblind
- A drain on taxpayers : graduate school segregation and the road to Brown
- The white man's tax dollar : segregationists and backlash
- Taxpayers and taxeaters : poverty and the Constitution
- The rich richer and the poor poorer : intersectional claims
- Conclusion : education, inequality, and the hidden power of taxes.