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Civil rights in New York City : from World War II to the Giuliani era

Author: Clarence Taylor
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Since the 1960s, most U.S. History has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence Taylor
ISBN: 9780823232895 0823232891 9780823232918 0823232913
OCLC Number: 491917436
Description: ix, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: To be a good American: the New York City Teachers Union and race during the Second World War / Clarence Taylor --
Cops, schools, and communism: local politics and global ideologies --
New York City in the 1950's / Barbara Ransby --
"Taxation without sanitation is tyranny": civil rights struggles over garbage collection in Brooklyn, New York, during the fall of 1962 / Brian Purnell --
Rochdale Village and the rise and fall of integrated housing in New York City / Peter Eisenstadt --
Conservative and liberal opposition to the New York City school-integration campaign / Clarence Taylor --
The dead end of despair: Bayard Rustin, the 1968 New York school crisis, and the struggle for racial justice / Daniel Perlstein --
The young lords and the social and structural roots Of late sixties urban radicalism / Johanna Fernandez --
"Brooklyn College belongs to us": Black students and the transformation of public higher education in New York City / Martha Biondi --
Racial events, diplomacy, and Dinkins's image / Wilbur C. Rich --
"One city, one standard": the struggle for equality in Rudolph Giuliani's New York / Jerald Podair.
Responsibility: edited by Clarence Taylor.

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"Several monographs on [this subject] have been written, but none rival this one in terms of breadth or depth." - Peter B. Levy, York College"

 
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