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Author Bauman, Robert, 1964-

Title Race and the war on poverty : from Watts to East L.A. / Robert Bauman.

Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    362.556 BAU    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.556 BAU    Available
Description xiii, 189 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Race and culture in the American West ; v. 3
Race and culture in the American West; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-180) and index.
Contents African Americans, civil rights, and the war on poverty in Los Angeles -- Struggles for Black empowerment in Watts -- Interracial strife and the neighborhood adult participation project -- "We're from Watts-- mighty, mighty Watts!" : the Watts Labor Community Action Committee and Black power -- The East Los Angeles Community Union : the Chicano movement and the community union model -- Empowering la nueva chicana : the Chicana Service Action Center.
Subject Economic assistance, Domestic -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- Social aspects -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780806139654 (hardcover : alk. paper)
080613965X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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