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The Resource Not alms but opportunity : the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950, Touré F. Reed

Not alms but opportunity : the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950, Touré F. Reed

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Not alms but opportunity : the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950
Title
Not alms but opportunity
Title remainder
the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950
Statement of responsibility
Touré F. Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illuminating the class issues that shaped the racial uplift movement, Touré Reed explores the ideology and policies of the Urban League's activities in New York and Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Reed argues that racial uplift in the Urban League reflected many of the class biases pervading contemporaneous social reform movements, resulting in an emphasis on behavioral, rather than structural, remedies to the disadvantages faced by Afro-Americans. Reed traces the Urban League's ideology to the famed Chicago School of Sociology. The Chicago School offered Leaguers power
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reed, Touré F
Dewey number
305.896/07307470904
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.5.N33
LC item number
R44 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Urban League
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Social classes
  • Social classes
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • National Urban League
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Social classes
  • Social conditions
  • Illinois
  • New York (State)
Label
Not alms but opportunity : the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950, Touré F. Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The ideological origins of the Urban League -- Community development and housing, 1910-1932 -- Vocational training, employment, and job placements, 1910-1932 -- Labor unions, social reorganization, and the acculturation of Black workers, 1910-1932 -- Vocational guidance and organized labor during the New Deal, 1933-1940 -- Employment from the March on Washington movement to the Pilot Placement Project, 1940-1950 -- Housing and neighborhood work in the age of the welfare state, 1933-1950
Control code
405087324
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807888544
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62xcv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)405087324
Label
Not alms but opportunity : the Urban League & the politics of racial uplift, 1910-1950, Touré F. Reed
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The ideological origins of the Urban League -- Community development and housing, 1910-1932 -- Vocational training, employment, and job placements, 1910-1932 -- Labor unions, social reorganization, and the acculturation of Black workers, 1910-1932 -- Vocational guidance and organized labor during the New Deal, 1933-1940 -- Employment from the March on Washington movement to the Pilot Placement Project, 1940-1950 -- Housing and neighborhood work in the age of the welfare state, 1933-1950
Control code
405087324
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807888544
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62xcv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)405087324

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