The politics of public housing : Black women's struggles against urban inequality

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Williams, Rhonda Y.
Series:Transgressing boundaries.
Physical Description:xiii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-295) and index.
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Table of Contents:
  • Creating "a little heaven for poor people": decent housing and respectable communities
  • "A woman can understand": dissidence in 1940s' public housing
  • Shifting landscapes in postwar Baltimore
  • "When then came the change": the fight against disrepute
  • "An awakening giant": the search for poor people's political power
  • "Sunlight at early dawn": economic struggles, public housing and welfare rights.