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The Origins of the Urban Crisis

Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. Princeton Studies in American Politics

By (author) Thomas Sugrue
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Princeton University Press, New Jersey, United States
Published: 24th Jan 1997
Dimensions: w 152mm h 229mm d 30mm
Weight: 485g
ISBN-10: 069101101X
ISBN-13: 9780691011011
Barcode No: 9780691011011
Once America's "arsenal of democracy, " Detroit has become the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America's dilemma of racial and economic inequality, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty.

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"Perhaps by offering a clearer picture of how the urban crisis began, Sugrue brings us a little closer to finding a way to end it."--Jim McNeill, "In These Times"