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Bitter Fruit : Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-91 - William J. Grimshaw

Bitter Fruit

Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-91

Paperback Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780226308944
Number Of Pages: 262

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William Grimshaw offers an insider's chronicle of the tangled relationship between the black community and the Chicago Democratic machine from its Great Depression origins to 1991. What emerges is a myth-busting account not of a monolithic organization but of several distinct party regimes, each with a unique relationship to black voters and leaders.

Preface Acknowledgments Pt. 1: Theoretical Perspective 1: A New Perspective on Machine Politics and Black Politics 2: Revisiting the Classics Pt: 2 Formation and Realignment 3: The Black Democratic Realignment: Socioeconomic Needs and Racial Values 4: Structure and Power: The "Boss" Dawson Myth Pt. 3: Maturation and Decline 5: Daley's Black Machine: The Productivity-Patronage Contradiction 6: The Movement and the Machine: The Cultural Limits of Political Power Pt. 4: Transformations 7: The Daley Legacy: From Machine Politics to Racial Politics 8: Harold Washington: Reform Mayor, Black Messiah 9: Machine Politics, Reform Style Notes References Index

ISBN: 9780226308944
ISBN-10: 0226308944
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Published: 1st January 1992
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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