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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898

Richard Junger - History - 2010 - 235 pages
Becoming the Second Cityexamines the development of Chicago's press and analyzes coverage of key events in its history to call attention to the media's impact in shaping the ...
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Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis

Mark Binelli - Social Science - 2012 - 336 pages
Once America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is our country's greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet (and that's ...
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Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the ...

Carl Smith - History - 2007 - 395 pages
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman—these remarkable events in what many considered the ...
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Devil's Night: And Other True Tales of Detroit

Ze'ev Chafets - Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
A New York Times Notable Book On Devil’s Night, the night before Halloween, some citizens of Detroit try to burn down their neighborhoods for an international audience of fire ...
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A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Merida M. Rua - Social Science - 2012 - 256 pages
Chicago is home to the third-largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States, but scholarship on the city rarely accounts for their presence. This book is part of ...
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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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Reclaiming Integration and the Language of Race in the "Post-Racial" Era

Curtis Ivery - Education - 2015 - 220 pages
The book is divided into two major sections: (1) “Reclaiming Integration”; (2) “Reclaiming the Language of Race.” Both sections are located in the context of the “post-racial ...
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The Geography of Opportunity: Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America

Xavier de Souza Briggs - Political Science - 2006 - 353 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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