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Title Civil rights in New York City : from World War II to the Giuliani era / edited by Clarence Taylor.

Published New York : Fordham University Press, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 282 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 'Civil Rights in New York City' challenges conventional works on the civil rights movement that usually contend that the civil rights movement started in 1954. Instead, this volume begins by examining the effort by a communist-led union during World War II to push a civil rights agenda.
Other author Taylor, Clarence.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Civil rights -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations.
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