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Title Black power at work [electronic resource] : community control, affirmative action, and the construction industry / edited by David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey.

Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press/Cornell University Press, c2010.


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Description x, 265 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African American construction workers.
African American labor union members.
Construction workers -- Labor unions -- United States.
Affirmative action programs -- United States.
Labor movement -- United States.
Black power -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Goldberg, David A., 1972-
Griffey, Trevor, 1975-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801446580 (alk. paper)
0801446589 (alk. paper)
9780801474316 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801474310 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801461958 (e-book)

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