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You can't eat freedom : Southerners and social justice after the Civil Rights Movement / Greta de Jong.

Author/Creator:
De Jong, Greta, author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-1975.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Southern States -- History -- 1951-
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Economic history
Migration, Internal.
Southern States
United States
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The man don't need me anymore: from free labor to displaced persons
This is home: black workers' responses to displacement and out-migration
They could make some decisions: the war on poverty and community action
Okra is a threat: the low-income cooperative movement
OEO is finished: federal withdrawal and the return to states' rights
To build something, where they are: the federation of southern cooperatives and rural economic development
A world of despair: free enterprise and its failures
Government cannot solve our problems: legacies of displacement
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781469629308
1469629305
9781469629315
OCLC:
945730188
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