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Abandoned in the heartland : work, family, and living in East St. Louis

Author: Jennifer Hamer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once a thriving manufacturing and transportation centre, East St Louis, Illinois is now known for its unemployment, crime and collapsing infrastructure. This book takes us into the lives of the residents of East St Louis to find out what has happened since industry abandoned the city.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hamer, Jennifer.
Abandoned in the heartland.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010052399
(OCoLC)694172170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Hamer
ISBN: 9780520950177 0520950178
OCLC Number: 747411313
Notes: "The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages, [15] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: In America's heartland --
East St. Louisans and their wheels --
Work and meaning in a jobless city suburb --
Hustling, clean and dirty --
"Around here, women never get done workin" --
"Gotta protect my own" --
The cost of abandonment.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Jennifer F. Hamer.

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Takes us into the lives of East St Louis' predominantly African American residents to find out what has happened since industry abandoned the city, and jobs, quality schools, and city services  Read more...

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"Hamer does a valiant job of showing how difficult everyday life can be in a declining suburban landscape." Naacp Legal Defense & Educational Fund

 
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