Making the second ghetto : race and housing in Chicago, 1940-1960 (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Making the second ghetto : race and housing in Chicago, 1940-1960

Author: Arnold R Hirsch
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, ©1998.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Arnold Hirsch argues that in the postdepression years Chicago was a "pioneer in developing concepts and devices" for housing segregation and that the legal framework for the national urban renewal effort was forged in the heat generated by the racial struggles on Chicago's South Side. In chronicling the strategies used by ethnic, political, and business interests threatened by the great migration of southern blacks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold R Hirsch
ISBN: 0226342441 9780226342443
OCLC Number: 38120595
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Description: xix, 362 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The second ghetto and the dynamics of neighborhood change --
2. An era of hidden violence --
3. Friends, neighbors, and rioters --
4. The Loop versus the slums: downtown strikes back --
5. A neighborhood on a hill: Hyde Park and the University of Chicago --
6. Divided we stand: white unity and the color line at midcentury --
7. Making the second ghetto --
Epilogue: Chicago and the nation.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Arnold R. Hirsch.
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This text argues that, in the post-depression years, Chicago was a "pioneer in developing concepts and devices" for housing segregation and shows that the legal framework for the national urban  Read more...

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