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Harvard University Press, Feb 25, 2013 - Business & Economics - 367 pages
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Southern bus boycotts and lunch counter sit-ins were famous acts of civil disobedience but were also demands for jobs in the very services being denied blacks. Gavin Wright shows that the civil rights struggle was of economic benefit to all parties: the wages of southern blacks increased dramatically but not at the expense of southern whites.
 

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Contents

Preface
The Political Economy of the Jim Crow South
An EconomicHistorical
Historical Context and Lessons
Notes
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