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Uptown; poor whites in Chicago

Author: Todd Gitlin; Nanci Hollander
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Explores the area just off Chicago's Gold Coast, where live poor whites from Appalachia and the South. Describes the organization of a neighborhood group--JOIN--to fight gouging by landlords and merchants, the atrocities of the welfare system, the callousness of the local hospitals, and especially the brutality and corruption of Chicago police.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gitlin, Todd.
Uptown; poor whites in Chicago.
New York, Harper & Row [1970]
(OCoLC)651807217
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Gitlin; Nanci Hollander
ISBN: 0060902353 9780060902353
OCLC Number: 96088
Description: xxxii, 435 pages illustrations, map 25 cm
Responsibility: [by] Todd Gitlin and Nanci Hollander. Photos. by the authors.

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Explores the area just off Chicago's Gold Coast, where live poor whites from Appalachia and the South. Describes the organization of a neighborhood group--JOIN--to fight gouging by landlords and merchants, the atrocities of the welfare system, the callousness of the local hospitals, and especially the brutality and corruption of Chicago police.

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