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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

What Parish Are You From?: A Chicago Irish Community and Race Relations

Eileen M. McMahon - Social Science - 2015 - 240 pages
For Irish Americans as well as for Chicago's other ethnic groups, the local parish once formed the nucleus of daily life. Focusing on the parish of St. Sabina's in the ...
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American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass

Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton - Social Science - 1993 - 292 pages
This powerful and disturbing book links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American ...
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Between Melting Pot and Mosaic: African Americans and Puerto Ricans in the ...

Andrés Torres - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 245 pages
Author note: Andrés Torres is Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Labor Research at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
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The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation

Natalie Y. Moore - Social Science - 2016 - 288 pages
**One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016** A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American ...
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Chicago: Race, Class, and the Response to Urban Decline

Gregory D. Squires, Larry Bennett, Kathleen McCourt - Social Science - 1989 - 248 pages
Despite local folklore, Chicago is not always a city that works. No longer the "Hog Butcher for the World," the Windy City has, in recent decades, pursued economic growth at ...
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When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor

William J. Wilson - Political Science - 1996 - 322 pages
Discusses the current erosion of blue-collar jobs in inner-city Chicago, the suburbanization of employment, their implications for the urban poor, and programs that can help ...
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Dreaming Suburbia: Detroit and the Production of Postwar Space and Culture

Amy Maria Kenyon - History - 2004 - 214 pages
A multifaceted cultural study of suburbanization in the United States, and Detroit in particular, during the postwar suburban boom.
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Upstream Metropolis: An Urban Biography of Omaha and Council Bluffs

Lawrence Harold Larsen - Social Science - 2007 - 315 pages
"Being a man, like being a woman, is something you have to learn," Aaron Raz Link remarks. Few would know this better than the coauthor of What Becomes You , who began life as ...
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