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Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Llana Barber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Latino City explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England’s first Latino-majority city. Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward economic spiral in the ... More


Sin, Slums, and Shady Characters: Fighting Vice in the Detroit-Windsor Region

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In response to the visibility of vice, communities groups, activists, city residents, and government officials came together to fight what they saw as immoral industries destroying their cities. ... More


Conclusion

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In over a century of drinking out, women’s consumption habits varied considerably. It was in the last quarter of the twentieth century, however, that they were revolutionized, creating an entirely ... More


The Urban/Suburban Divide

Llana Barber

in Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One locates the roots of Lawrence's economic decline in suburban development from World War II until 1980. It focuses on white flight from the city and the divergent housing markets that ... More


Why Lawrence?

Llana Barber

in Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Two analyzes Latino settlement in Lawrence during the 1960s and 1970s, as the city's declining manufacturing sector recruited Latino workers. I emphasize the push factors driving migrants ... More


The Riots of 1984

Llana Barber

in Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Four offers a narrative account of race riots in Lawrence in 1984, and an analysis of how white and Latino Lawrencians viewed the rioting in the context of the city's larger transformations. ... More


Government Cannot Solve Our Problems: Legacies of Displacement

Greta de Jong

in You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines connections between reponses to labor displacement in the 1960s rural South and the mass layoffs that afflicted industrial workers later in the twentieth century. Antigovernment ... More


Conclusion

Greta de Jong

in You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes how responses to the mass displacement of agricultural workers in the 1960s rural South established precedents for the treatment of workers who lost their jobs to ... More


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