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Recasting the Community Action Program: The Pursuit of Race, Class, and Gender Equality in Los Angeles

Kazuyo Tsuchiya

in Reinventing Citizenship: Black Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681112
eISBN:
9781452947945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681112.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the contributions of African American social worker Opal C. Jones through the Neighborhood Adult Participation Project (NAPP). Jones fought against racial discrimination by ... More


Los Angeles and Kawasaki as Arenas of Struggle over Citizenship

Kazuyo Tsuchiya

in Reinventing Citizenship: Black Los Angeles, Korean Kawasaki, and Community Participation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681112
eISBN:
9781452947945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681112.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter presents the accounts of African American activist and social worker Opal C. Jones and Park Jong Seok to compare African American welfare activism in Los Angeles with Korean ... More


Reimagining Indian Country

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

in Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book discusses the lives and experiences of American Indians in urban America over the course of the twentieth century. It focuses on Greater Los Angeles as the “urban Indian capital of the ... More


Epilogue

Matt Garcia

in A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia.15
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a history of the citrus industry in Southern California, the immigration and employment of Mexican and Asian laborers, and the development and transformation of the citrus belt. ... More


Introduction

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the emergence of a new model of contemporary urban ethnic community: the ethnoburb. Drawing on the experience of the Chinese community in Greater Los Angeles, from downtown ... More


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