Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor / Edition 1

Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor / Edition 1

by Evelyn Nakano Glenn
     
 

The inequalities that persist in America have deep historical roots. Glenn untangles this complex history in a unique comparative regional study from the end of Reconstruction to the eve of World War II. During this era the country experienced enormous social and economic changes with the abolition of slavery, rapid territorial expansion, and massive immigration, and… See more details below

Overview

The inequalities that persist in America have deep historical roots. Glenn untangles this complex history in a unique comparative regional study from the end of Reconstruction to the eve of World War II. During this era the country experienced enormous social and economic changes with the abolition of slavery, rapid territorial expansion, and massive immigration, and struggled over the meaning of free labor and the essence of citizenship as people who previously had been excluded sought the promise of economic freedom and full political rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674013728
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
221,615
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Integrating Race and Gender
  • 2. Citizenship: Universalism and Exclusion
  • 3. Labor: Freedom and Coercion
  • 4. Blacks and Whites in the South
  • 5. Mexicans and Anglos in the Southwest
  • 6. Japanese and Haoles in Hawaii
  • 7. Understanding American Inequality
  • Notes
  • Index

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