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The Resource Whose Detroit? : politics, labor, and race in a modern American city, Heather Ann Thompson

Whose Detroit? : politics, labor, and race in a modern American city, Heather Ann Thompson

Label
Whose Detroit? : politics, labor, and race in a modern American city
Title
Whose Detroit?
Title remainder
politics, labor, and race in a modern American city
Statement of responsibility
Heather Ann Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Heather Ann
Dewey number
306/.09774/34
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Urban poor
  • Labor movement
  • African Americans
  • Rural-urban migration
Label
Whose Detroit? : politics, labor, and race in a modern American city, Heather Ann Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Beyond racial polarization: political complexity in the city and labor movement of the 1950s -- Optimism and crisis in the new liberal metropolis -- Driving desperation on the auto shop floor -- Citizens, politicians, and the escalating war for Detroit's civic future -- Workers, officials, and the escalating war for Detroit's labor future -- From battles on city streets to clashes in the courtroom -- From fights for union office to wildcats in the workplace -- Urban realignment and labor retrenchment: an end to Detroit's war at home -- Conclusion: civic transformation and labor movement decline in postwar urban America -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0003765399
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9780801435201
Lccn
2001003940
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Whose Detroit? : politics, labor, and race in a modern American city, Heather Ann Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Beyond racial polarization: political complexity in the city and labor movement of the 1950s -- Optimism and crisis in the new liberal metropolis -- Driving desperation on the auto shop floor -- Citizens, politicians, and the escalating war for Detroit's civic future -- Workers, officials, and the escalating war for Detroit's labor future -- From battles on city streets to clashes in the courtroom -- From fights for union office to wildcats in the workplace -- Urban realignment and labor retrenchment: an end to Detroit's war at home -- Conclusion: civic transformation and labor movement decline in postwar urban America -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0003765399
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9780801435201
Lccn
2001003940
Other physical details
ill.

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