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Author Germany, Kent B., 1971-

Title New Orleans after the promises : poverty, citizenship, and the search for the Great Society / Kent B. Germany
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 460 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction: Something new for the South? -- A European-African-Caribbean-American-Southern city -- Establishing the early war on poverty -- Building community action -- Challenging the establishment and the color line -- Making better and happier citizens -- Defusing the southern powder keg -- Making workers and jobs -- Making groceries -- Making a model New Orleans -- The thugs united and the politics of manhood -- Women, welfare, and political mobilization -- Acronyms, liberalism, and electoral politics, 1969-1971 -- Panthers, snipers, and the limits of liberalism -- Conclusion: Prelude to Katrina
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-429) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Citizenship -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Liberalism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Political participation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social policy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006031009
ISBN 0820342580 (electronic bk.)
9780820342580 (electronic bk.)