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Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics

Paul Louis Street - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 280 pages
In this work, the author looks at Obama in relation to contemporary issues of class, race, war, and empire and considers him in the context of the nation's political history.
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Empire and inequality: America and the world since 9/11

Paul Louis Street - Education - 2004 - 193 pages
A frequent columnist in Z Magazine, Black Commentator, and other magazines, Paul Street has closely monitored the deterioration of civil liberties since 9/11. In his new book ...
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Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in Post-Civil Rights America

Paul Street - Education - 2013 - 232 pages
Fifty years after the US Supreme Court ruled that "separate but equal" was "inherently unequal," Paul Street argues that little progress has been made to meaningful reform ...
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Segregation: The Rising Costs for America

James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty - Business & Economics - 2008 - 352 pages
Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced ...
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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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Race and Ethnicity in the United States: An Institutional Approach

William Velez - Social Science - 1998 - 300 pages
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The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

John P. Koval - Political Science - 2006 - 353 pages
For generations, visitors, journalists, and social scientists alike have asserted that Chicago is the quintessentially American city. Indeed, the introduction to "The New ...
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City of Rhetoric: Revitalizing the Public Sphere in Metropolitan America

David Fleming - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2009 - 332 pages
Examines the relationship of civic discourse to built environments through a case study of the Cabrini Green urban revitalization project in Chicago.
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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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