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An Equal Place?: Empirical Appraisal and Theoretical Implications

Scott L. Cummings

in An Equal Place: Lawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190215927
eISBN:
9780190936839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215927.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This concluding chapter considers how local movements to make Los Angeles a more equal place—one in which marginalized workers have greater protections, better wages and benefits, and a larger voice ... More


From Riots to Recession: The Challenge to Low-Wage Work in Los Angeles

Scott L. Cummings

in An Equal Place: Lawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190215927
eISBN:
9780190936839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215927.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Chapter 1 introduces the book’s goals, methods, and contributions. It sets forth the book’s central aim—to deepen scholarship on lawyers and social movements by closely attending to the richness and ... More


Failures and Foundations: The Covenant Cases and Postwar Black Freedom Struggles

Jeffrey D. Gonda

in Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The final chapter contends with the cases’ complex and paradoxical legacies for America’s cities and the civil rights movement. The covenant cases returned from the Supreme Court chamber into the ... More


An Equal Place: Lawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190215927
eISBN:
9780190936839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215927.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book is about the role of lawyers in the movement to challenge economic inequality in one of America’s most unequal cities: Los Angeles. Covering a transformative period of city history—from the ... More


Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about the struggle over the future of work and the environment on the edge of the global economy. It traces the history of conflict in an industry that is not widely known, but sits at ... More


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