Whose Detroit? : Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City
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- ISBN: 9780801488849
- ISBN: 9781501702020
1 online resource (304 pages)
- Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
- Copyright: ©2002.
|Formatted Contents Note:||Whose Detroit? -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Reassessing the Fate of Postwar Cities, Politics, and Labor -- 1. Beyond Racial Polarization: Political Complexity in the City and Labor Movement of the 1950s -- 2. Optimism and Crisis in the New Liberal Metropolis -- 3. Driving Desperation on the Auto Shop Floor -- 4. Citizens, Politicians, and the Escalating War for Detroit's Civic Future -- 5. Workers, Officials, and the Escalating War for Detroit's Labor Future -- 6. From Battles on City Streets to Clashes in the Courtroom -- 7. From Fights for Union Office to Wildcats in the Workplace -- 8. 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 -- Notes from the Author -- Notes -- Index.|
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