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The Newark frontier : community action in the Great Society

Author: Mark Krasovic
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Krasovic
ISBN: 9780226352794 022635279X 022635282X 9780226352824
OCLC Number: 920017426
Description: 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: plotting the Great Society and the urban crisis in Newark --
The rise of community action --
The construction of community action in the Great Society --
Community action comes to Newark --
Convergence --
The Newark Police Department's Great Society --
Interlude: the riots --
The commission response to rioting The Kerner Commission --
The Governor's Commission --
The PBA Commission --
New directions for community action Law and order Departures --
Control --
Conclusion: community action and the hollow prize.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Mark Krasovic.
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"The Newark Frontier" tells an important history of an iconic city during the crucial years of its transition from traditional machine politics of post-World War II through an urban uprising in 1967 Read more...

 
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