The origins of the urban crisis : race and inequality in postwar Detroit /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-
Format: Book
Imprint: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1996]
Series:Princeton studies in American politics.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Pt.1. Arsenal
  • 1. "Arsenal of Democracy"
  • 2. "Detroit's Time Bomb": Race and Housing in the 1940s
  • 3. "The Coffin of Peace": The Containment of Public Housing
  • Pt. 2. Rust
  • 4. "The Meanest and the Dirtiest Jobs": The Structures of Employment Discrimination
  • 5. "The Damning Mark of False Prosperities": The Deindustrialization of Detroit
  • 6. "Forget about Your Inalienable Right to Work": Responses to Industrial Decline and Discrimination
  • Pt. 3. Fire
  • 7. Class, Status, and Residence: The Changing Geography of Black Detroit
  • 8. "Homeowners' Rights": White Resistance and the Rise of Antiliberalism
  • 9. "United Communities Are Impregnable": Violence and the Color Line
  • Conclusion. Crisis: Detroit and the Fate of Postindustrial America
  • App. A. Index of Dissimilarity, Blacks and Whites in Major American Cities, 1940-1990
  • App. B. African American Occupational Structure in Detroit, 1940-1970
  • List of Abbreviations in the Notes
  • Notes
  • Index