ISBN-10:
0226560120
ISBN-13:
9780226560120
Pub. Date:
11/15/2008
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

by Guian A. McKee

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ISBN-13: 9780226560120
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/2008
Series: Historical Studies of Urban America Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author




Guian McKee is associate professor at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs.
 

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments

Introduction: Liberals, Race, and Jobs in Postwar Philadelphia

1. Economic Crisis and Local Liberalism

2. Good Medicine for Philadelphia? Local Industrial Policy and the Problem of Jobs

3. “Economic development is but a means”: The War on Poverty and Local Economic Planning

4. “We are going to protest and prepare”: Civil Rights and the Origins of OIC

5. “All 200 million of us are going to make it”: The Rise of OIC

6. “We had to create jobs”: The OIC-Progress Movement and Community Capitalism

7. The Philadelphia Plan: Affirmative Action and the Problem of Jobs

8. “You’ll never pull it off in this city”: Model Cities, Racial Conflict, and Local Industrial Policy

Conclusion: And All the World Was Philadelphia

List of Abbreviations

Notes

Index

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