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Title Origins of the urban crisis : race and inequality in postwar Detroit / Thomas J. Sugrue.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Princeton studies in American politics.
Princeton classics.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-364) and index.
Contents Introduction -- "Arsenal of democracy" -- "Detroit's time bomb" : race and housing in the 1940s -- "The coffin of peace" : the containment of public housing -- "The meanest and the dirtiest jobs" : the structures of employment discrimination -- "The damning mark of false prosperities" : the deindustrialization of Detroit -- "Forget about your unalienable right to work" : responses to industrial decline and discrimination -- Class, status, and residence : the changing geography of black Detroit -- "Homeowners' rights" : white resistance and the rise of antiliberalism -- "United communities are impregnable" : violence and the color line -- Conclusion: Crisis : Detroit and the fate of postindustrial America.
Note English.
Subject African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Racism -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History -- 20th century.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Related To Print version: Origins of the urban crisis. First Princeton classics edition. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014 9780691162553 (DLC) 2013957570
ISBN 9781400851218 (electronic bk.)
1400851211 (electronic bk.)
9780691162553 (paperback ; alk. paper)
0691162557 (paperback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC1604277
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