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Title Black power at work : community control, affirmative action, and the construction industry / edited by David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press/Cornell University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 265 pages)
Contents Constructing black power / David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey -- "Revolution has come to Brooklyn" : construction trades protests and the Negro revolt of 1963 / Brian Purnell -- "The laboratory of democracy": construction industry racism in Newark and the limits of liberalism / Julia Rabig -- "Work for me also means work for the community I come from" : black contractors, black capitalism, and affirmative action in the Bay Area / John J. Rosen -- Community control of construction, independent unionism, and the "short black power movement" in Detroit / David Goldberg -- "The stone wall behind" : Chicago's Coalition for United Community Action and labor's overseers, 1968-1973 / Erik S. Gellman -- "The blacks should not be administering the Philadelphia plan" : Nixon, the hard hats, and "voluntary" affirmative action / Trevor Griffey -- From jobs to power : the United Construction Workers Association and Title VII community organizing in the 1970s / Trevor Griffey -- White male identity politics, the building trades, and the future of American labor / David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Affirmative action programs -- United States.
African American construction workers.
African American labor union members.
Black power -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Construction workers -- Labor unions -- United States.
Labor movement -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Goldberg, David A., 1972-
Griffey, Trevor, 1975-
LC no. 2010011806
ISBN 0801461952 (electronic bk.)
9780801461958 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)