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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 42 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

The Geography of Opportunity: Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America

Xavier N. De Souza Briggs, William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2005 - 374 pages
A popular version of history trumpets the United States as a diverse "nation of immigrants," welcome to all. The truth, however, is that local communities have a long history ...
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The Betrayal of the Urban Poor

Helene Slessarev - Social Science - 1997 - 208 pages
Presents the history from 1960 of how policies allegedly designed to promote the welfare of the urban poor have been half-hearted. This book shows how little the Civil Rights ...
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Salt City and Its Black Community: A Sociological Study of Syracuse, New York

Spurgeon Martin David Stamps, Miriam Burney Stamps - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 331 pages
Analyzes the effects of black migration north, affirmative action, school integration, urban renewal, deindustrialization, political mobilization, and suburbanization on the ...
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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 Affordable Housing Reader

Elizabeth Mueller, Rosie Tighe - Social Science - 2013 - 592 pages
The Affordable Housing Reader brings together classic works and contemporary writing on the themes and debates that have animated the field of affordable housing policy as well ...
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Rethinking the American Race Problem

Roy L. Brooks - Law - 1992 - 256 pages
"A path-breaking analysis of the advent and consequences of deep class stratification in African American society since the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Characterized by ...
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Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville

Michelle R. Boyd - Social Science - 2008 - 211 pages
An incisive examination of how black leaders reinvented the history of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood in ways that sanitized the brutal elements of life under Jim Crow ...
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