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Philadelphia Divided: Race and Politics in the City of Brotherly Love

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Wolfinger demonstrates how racial tensions in working-class neighborhoods and job sites shaped the contours of mid-twentieth-century liberal and conservative politics. As racial divisions fractured the working class, he argues, Republican leaders exploited these racial fissures to reposition their party as the champion of ordinary white citizens besieged by black demands and overwhelmed by liberal government orders.

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In a detailed study of life and politics in Philadelphia between the 1930s and the 1950s, James Wolfinger demonstrates how racial tensions in working-class neighborhoods and job sites shaped the contours of mid-twentieth-century liberal and conservative p

About the Author

James Wolfinger is assistant professor of education and history at DePaul University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807831496
Subtitle:
Race and Politics in the City of Brotherly Love
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Author:
Wolfinger, James
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Subject:
Liberalism
Subject:
Conservatism
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
!--numerous other acronyms from the period--
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia (Pa.) Race relations.
Subject:
Philadelphia (pa.)
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia; American politics; conservatism; liberalism; Republican Party; Democratic part; New Deal; FEPC; NAACP; suburbanization; National Negro Congress; 1944 Philadelphia transit strike; Arthur H. Fauset; Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore; PTC (Phi
Subject:
Philadelphia
Subject:
American politics
Subject:
Republican Party
Subject:
Democratic part
Subject:
New Deal
Subject:
FEPC
Subject:
NAACP
Subject:
suburbanization
Subject:
National Negro Congress
Subject:
1944 Philadelphia transit strike
Subject:
Arthur H. Fauset
Subject:
Crystal Bird Fauset/ Carolyn Moore
Subject:
PTC (Philadelphia Transit Company)
Subject:
AFL
Subject:
CIO Transit Workers Union (TWU)
Subject:
Mayor Lamberton
Subject:
Shipyard Homes
Subject:
Philadelphia Navy Yard
Subject:
Mayor Dilworth
Subject:
Mayor Clark
Subject:
Albert Greenfield
Subject:
Mayor Samuels
Subject:
PA Governor Martin
Subject:
PA Governor Dyff
Subject:
Governor Leader
Subject:
Levittown (Pa.)
Subject:
TUUL
Subject:
1944 Philadelphia t
Subject:
ransit strike
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
ayor Lamberton
Publication Date:
20071126
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, 24 illus., 6 tables, 6 maps
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.38 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » Pennsylvania
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General

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