The origins of the urban crisis : race and inequality in postwar Detroit /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1996.
Series:Princeton studies in American politics
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Table of Contents:
  • "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 inalienable 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
  • Crisis: Detroit and the fate of postindustrial America.