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The Unbounded Home
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The Unbounded Home: Property Values Beyond Property Lines

Lee Anne Fennell

Abstract

This book grapples with a core modern reality—that the value and meaning of a home extends beyond its property lines to schools, shops, parks, services, neighbors, neighborhood aesthetics, and market conditions. The resulting tension between the homeowner's desire for personal autonomy at home and the impulse to control everything that could affect the home's value fuels continual conflict among neighbors and communities. The home's unbounded nature implicates nearly every facet of residential life, from the financial vulnerability of homeowners to the persistence of segregation by race and cl ... More

Keywords: residential life, homeowners, race, class, property law, neighborhood control, community composition, homeownership, property, home

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780300122442
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300122442.001.0001

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Lee Anne Fennell, author

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