The Public City

The Public City

by Philip J. Ethington

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The Public City by Philip J. Ethington


Philip J. Ethington challenges the assumptions of several decades of urban history that treat American urban politics as the expression of social-group community experience. Instead, he maintains in The Public City, social-group identities of race, class, ethnicity, and gender were politically constructed in the public sphere in the process of political mobilization and journalistic discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520230019
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 04/06/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 484
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Philip J. Ethington is Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern California.

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