Chicago Politics

Chicago Politics: Selected full-text books and articles

Grafters and Goo Goos: Corruption and Reform in Chicago, 1833-2003
James L. Merriner.
Southern Illinois University Press, 2004
The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition
Paul M. Green; Melvin G. Holli.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1995 (Revised edition)
To Serve and Collect: Chicago Politics and Police Corruption from the Lager Beer Riot to the Summerdale Scandal
Richard C. Lindberg.
Praeger Publishers, 1991
Rogues, Rebels, and Rubber Stamps: The Politics of the Chicago City Council from 1863 to the Present
Dick Simpson.
Westview Press, 2001
Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir
Leon M. Despres; Kenan Heise.
Northwestern University Press, 2005
A Study in Boss Politics: William Lorimer of Chicago
Joel Arthur Tarr.
University of Illinois Press, 1971
Community Policing, Chicago Style
Wesley G. Skogan; Susan M. Hartnett.
Oxford University Press, 1997
Mr. Chairman: Power in Dan Rostenkowski's America
James L. Merriner.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1999
Subordination or Empowerment? African-American Leadership and the Struggle for Urban Political Power
Richard A. Keiser.
Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Two "Black Political Subordination in Chicago"
For the Freedom of Her Race: Black Women and Electoral Politics in Illinois, 1877-1932
Lisa G. Materson.
University of North Carolina Press, 2009
Librarian’s tip: Chicago politics is discussed in multiple chapters, especially Chap. 1 "Tomorrow You Will Go to the Polls: Women’s Voting in Chicago in 1894"
Chicago Giant: A Biography of "Long John" Wentworth
Don E. Fehrenbacher.
American History Research Center, 1957
Northern Protest: Martin Luther King, Jr., Chicago, and the Civil Rights Movement
James R. Ralph Jr.
Harvard University Press, 1993
Machine Politics: Chicago Model
Harold F. Gosnell.
University of Chicago Press, 1937
Chicago: A More Intimate View of Urban Politics
Charles Edward Merriam.
Macmillan, 1929
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