New PDF release: A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of

By Nancy H. Kwak

Is there whatever extra American than the proper of homeownership? during this groundbreaking paintings of transnational background, Nancy H. Kwak finds how the idea that of homeownership turned considered one of America’s significant exports and defining features world wide. within the aftermath of worldwide warfare II, American advisers recommended international locations to pursue better entry to homeownership, arguing it'll provide households a literal stake of their countries, jumpstart a efficient home-building undefined, gasoline fiscal progress, and lift the normal of residing of their nations, aiding to thrust back the threat of communism.

A international of Homeowners charts the emergence of democratic homeownership within the postwar panorama and booming economic system; its evolution as a device of international coverage and a automobile for overseas funding within the Fifties, ’60s, and ’70s; and the expansion of lower-income homeownership courses within the usa from the Nineteen Sixties to this present day. Kwak unravels these kinds of threads, detailing the advanced tales and coverage struggles that emerged from a very American imaginative and prescient for worldwide democracy and capitalism. eventually, she argues, the query of who may still personal houses where—and how—is intertwined with the main tough questions on economic system, govt, and society.

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