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The Lost Promise of Civil Rights

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ISBN 9780674034693

Publication Date: 03/30/2010


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones, 1 line


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  • Abbreviations Used in the Text
  • Introduction
  • 1. Transition, Uncertainty, and the Conditions for a New Civil Rights
  • 2. Claiming Rights in the Agricultural South
  • 3. Claiming Rights in the Industrial Economy
  • 4. The Work of Civil Rights in the Department of Justice
  • 5. A New Deal for Civil Rights
  • 6. Work and Workers in the NAACP
  • 7. Litigating Labor in the Wartime NAACP
  • 8. Eliminating Work from the NAACP’s Legal Strategy
  • 9. Brown and the Remaking of Civil Rights
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2008 James Willard Hurst Prize, Law and Society Association

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