The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia

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Contesting claims that postwar American liberalism retreated from fights against unemployment and economic inequality, "The Problem of Jobs "reveals that such efforts did not collapse after the New Deal but instead began to flourish at the local, rather than the national, level. With a focus on Philadelphia, this volume illuminates the central role of these local political and policy struggles in shaping the fortunes of city and citizen alike. In the process, it tells the remarkable story of how Philadelphia s policymakers ...

The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226560120

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