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No There There

Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

No There There by Chris Rhomberg
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Challenged by Ku Klux Klan action in the '20s, labor protests culminating in a general strike in the '40s, and the rise of the civil rights and black power struggles of the '60s, Oakland, California, seems to encapsulate in one city the broad and varied sweep of urban social movements in twentieth-century America. Taking Oakland as a case study of urban politics and society in the United States, Chris Rhomberg examines the city's successive episodes of popular insurgency for what they can tell us about critical discontinuities in the American experience of urban political community.
University of California Press; February 2004
355 pages; ISBN 9780520940888
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Title: No There There
Author: Chris Rhomberg
 
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