Origins of the Urban Crisis Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

ISBN-10: 0691058881

ISBN-13: 9780691058887

Edition: 1998

Authors: Thomas J. Sugrue

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 5/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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Introductionp. 3
Arsenalp. 15
"Arsenal of Democracy"p. 17
"Detroit's Time Bomb": Race and Housing in the 1940sp. 33
"The Coffin of Peace": The Containment of Public Housingp. 57
Rustp. 89
"The Meanest and the Dirtiest Jobs": The Structures of Employment Discriminationp. 91
"The Damning Mark of False Prosperities": The Deindustrialization of Detroitp. 125
"Forget about Your Inalienable Right to Work": Responses to Industrial Decline and Discriminationp. 153
Firep. 179
Class, Status, and Residence: The Changing Geography of Black Detroitp. 181
"Homeowners' Rights": White Resistance and the Rise of Antiliberalismp. 209
"United Communities Are Impregnable": Violence and the Color Linep. 231
Conclusion. Crisis: Detroit and the Fate of Postindustrial Americap. 259
Index of Dissimilarity, Blacks and Whites in Major American Cities, 1940-1990p. 273
African American Occupational Structure in Detroit, 1940-1970p. 275
List of Abbreviations in the Notesp. 279
Notesp. 281
Indexp. 365
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