Item Details

A People's History of the New Boston

Jim Vrabel
Format
Book
Published
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781625340764, 1625340761, 9781625340757, 1625340753
Contents
  • The old Boston and the new Boston
  • To hell with urban renewal
  • Community organizers and advocacy planners
  • A rekindled civil rights movement
  • From school reform to desegregation
  • The conflict over the Vietnam conflict
  • The media and the protest movements
  • Mothers for adequate welfare
  • The illusion of inclusion and assault by acronyms
  • A new threat from newcomers; gentrification
  • Do-it-yourself community development corporations
  • Public housing on trial
  • The tenants' movement and rent control
  • People before highways
  • The mothers of Maverick Street
  • Shadow boxing in the public garden
  • Boston jobs for Boston residents
  • The battle over busing
  • Fighting for a fair share
  • A downturn in activism
  • Back to the neighborhoods
  • Boston today.
Description
x, 282 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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