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Author Slayton, Robert A, author
Title Back of the yards : the making of a local democracy / Robert A. Slayton
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  307.14 SL19 1986    AVAILABLE    30500100436628
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  307.14 SL19 1988    AVAILABLE    30500100713984
Descript xiv, 278 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-272) and index
Introduction: the making of a community -- The world the meat-packers made -- Stages in life's way: youth -- Arenas of life: women and the household -- Arenas of life: men and the workplace -- The creation of a social order: the segmented group -- The creation of a social order: the nationalist enclave -- Spheres of power: politics -- Spheres of power: the University of Chicago Settlement House -- The Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council -- Democracy realized -- Conclusion: our own destiny
Subject Community organization -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies
Packing-house workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies
Neighborhoods -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies
Illinois Chicago Back of the Yards Local communities, to 1950
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