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African American urban history since World War II / edited by Kenneth L. Kusmer and Joe W. Trotter
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E185.61 .A2393 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban African Americans -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Ethnic relations
Subject(s) Racism -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 536 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-512) and index
Contents The second great migration and the new immigration -- The second great migration: a historical overview / James N. Gregory -- Blacks, Latinos, and the new racial frontier in American cities of color: California's emerging minority-majority cities / Albert M. Camarillo -- The young lords and the postwar city: notes on the geographical and structural reconfigurations of contemporary urban life / Johanna Fernández -- Great expectations: African American and Latino relations in Phoenix since World War II / Matthew Whitaker -- Citizens and workers: African Americans and Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia's regional economy since World War II / Carmen Teresa Whalen -- The second ghetto and the suburb : realtors and racism in working-class Philadelphia, 1945-1970 / David McAllister -- Deadly inequalities: race, illness, and poverty in Washington, D.C., since 1945 / Brett Williams -- "The house I live in": race, class, and African American suburban dreams in the postwar United States / Andrew Wiese -- Harvesting the crisis: the Newark uprising, the Kerner Commission, and writings on riots / Kevin Mumford -- Affirmative action from below: civil rights, the building trades, and the politics of racial equality in the urban north, 1945-1969 / Thomas J. Sugrue -- "Trouble won't last": black church activism in postwar Philadelphia / Karl Ellis Johnson -- The black professional middle class and the black community: racialized class formation in Oakland and the East Bay / Eric S. Brown -- Gender, class, and social-welfare policy: shifting paradigms of black women's work in the urban north and west: World War II to the present / Jacqueline Jones -- "Something's wrong down here": poor black women and urban struggles for democracy / Rhonda Y. Williams -- Gendering postwar urban history: African American women, welfare, and poverty in Philadelphia / Lisa Levenstein -- Culture, consumption, and the black community: African American consumers since World War II / Robert E. Weems, Jr -- Black dollar power: assessing African American consumerism since 1945 / Susannah Walker -- Race, place, and memory: African American tourism in the postindustrial city / Elizabeth Grant
Series Historical studies of urban America
Alternate Author Kusmer, Kenneth L., 1945-
Trotter, Joe William, 1945-

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