Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

by Clarence Taylor (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823255542
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 09/02/2013
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Clarence Taylor is Professor of History and Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College and Professor of History at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. His book Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Academic Freedom, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 To Be a Good American: The New York City Teachers Union and Race during the Second World War
Clarence Taylor

2 Cops, Schools, and Communism: Local Politics and Global Ideologiess--New York City in the 1950s
Barbara Ransby

3 'Taxation without Sanitation Is Tyranny': Civil Rights Struggles over Garbage Collection in Brooklyn, New
York, during the Fall of 1962
Brian Purnell

4 Rochdale Village and the Rise and Fall of Integrated Housing in New York City
Peter Eisenstadt

5 Conservative and Liberal Opposition to the New York City School-Integration Campaign
Clarence Taylor

6 The Dead End of Despair: Bayard Rustin, the 1968 New York School Crisis, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
Daniel Perlstein

7 The Young Lords and the Social and Structural Roots of Late Sixties Urban Radicalism
Johanna Fernandez

8 'Brooklyn College Belongs to Us': Black Students and the Transformation of Public Higher Education in New
York City
Martha Biondi

9 Racial Events, Diplomacy, and Dinkins's Image
Wilbur C. Rich

10 'One City, One Standard': The Struggle for Equality in Rudolph Giuliani's New York
Jerald Podair

Notes

List of Contributors

Index

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