Fire in the Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place in America

Fire in the Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place in America

Fire in the Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place in America

Fire in the Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place in America

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Contents

PART ONE

1. The Playground of US Capitalism? The Political Economy of the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980s Dick Walker and the Bay Area Study Group 3

2. Berkeley: From the April Coalition to the Clean Underwear Gang Gus Newport 83

PART TWO

3. Roxbury: Capitalist Investment or Community Development? Marie Kennedy, Mauricio Gastón and Chris Tilly 97

4. Bernie Sanders and the Rainbow in Vermont Ellen David-Friedman 137

5. New York: David Dinkins Opens; the Door Barbara Day 159

6. Youngstown: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below Staughton Lynd 177

7. Bank Hegemony and Class Struggle in Cleveland, 1978-79 Davita Siftn Glasberg 195

8. Chicago: The Legacy of Harold Washington David Moberg 219

PART THREE

9. Black Political Power on Trial in Alabama Frances Beal 237

10. Phoenix Rising: Explosive Growth in the Sunbelt Tom Good 251

11. The Battle of East L.A. David R. Diaz 271

PART FOUR

12. The Montreal Citizens' Movement: The Realpolitik of the 1990s? Susan Ruddick 287

13. Social Democracy on the Frontier: The Case of the Yukon Jonathan Pierce 317

14. The Battle of New Tenochtitlan John Ross 331

Contributors 349

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