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Origins of the urban crisis : race and inequality in postwar Detroit

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  • OCLC: ocn878919151
  • ISBN: 9780691162553
  • ISBN: 1400851211
  • ISBN: 0691162557
  • ISBN: 9781400851218
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (liv, 375 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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  • Published: New Jersey :Princeton University Press,2014.
  • Publisher: New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-364) and index.
Summary: Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America's racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty. He challenges the conventional wisdom that urban decline is the product of the social programs and racial fissures of the 1960s. Weaving together the history of workplaces, unions, civil rights groups, political organizations, and real estate agencies, Sugrue finds the roots of today's urban poverty in a hidden history o.
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.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations
Detroit (Mich.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century

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