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Books Books 31 - 38 of about 38 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

A Way Out: America's Ghettos and the Legacy of Racism

Owen Fiss - Political Science - 2009 - 144 pages
After decades of hand-wringing and well-intentioned efforts to improve inner cities, ghettos remain places of degrading poverty with few jobs, much crime, failing schools, and ...
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Urban Politics: Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age

Bernard H. Ross, Myron A. Levine - Political Science - 2011
This popular text mixes the best classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its very balanced and ...
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Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

David S. Tanenhaus - Social Science - 2014 - 256 pages
This is a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform the juvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for ...
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Economic Development in American Cities: The Pursuit of an Equity Agenda

Michael I. J. Bennett, Robert P. Giloth - Business & Economics - 2008 - 256 pages
Evaluates the impact of equity investments in five cities during the 1990s.
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Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City

Mary Pattillo - Social Science - 2008 - 400 pages
In Black on the Block, Mary Pattillo—a Newsweek Woman of the 21st Century—uses the historic rise, alarming fall, and equally dramatic renewal of Chicago’s North Kenwood ...
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Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial ...

Patrick Sharkey - Social Science - 2013 - 304 pages
In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement’s successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality ...
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Race and Place in Birmingham: The Civil Rights and Neighborhood Movements

Bobby M. Wilson - Political Science - 2000 - 275 pages
This pioneering book explores the implications of postmodernism for the black community through an analysis of the civil rights and neighborhood movements in Birmingham ...
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More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time)

William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2010 - 208 pages
A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma. In this timely ...
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