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Author Williams, Rhonda Y.

Title The politics of public housing [electronic resource] : Black women's struggles against urban inequality / by Rhonda Y. Williams.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 306 p. : ill.
Series Transgressing boundaries
Transgressing boundaries.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-295) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Poor women -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Poor women -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Political activity.
African American women -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Welfare recipients -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Women heads of households -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Low-income housing -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Public welfare -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195158903

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