Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement (Paperback)

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Race, Class, and the Civil Rights Movement is a unique sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement. In it, Jack M. Bloom analyzes the interaction between the economy and political systems in the South, which led to racial stratification.


Praise for the first edition:


A unique sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement, analyzing the interaction between the economy and political systems in the South, which led to racial stratification. An intriguing look at the interplay of race and class, this work is both scholarly and jargon-free. A sophisticated study.-Library Journal


This is an exciting book combining dramatic episodes with an insightful analysis.The use of concepts of class is subtle and effective. -Peter N. Stearns


Ambitious and wide-ranging. -Georgia Historical Quarterly


Excellent historical analysis. -North Carolina Historical Review


Historians should welcome this book. A well-written, jargon-free interpretive synthesis, it relates impersonal political-economic forces to the human actors who were shaped by them and, in turn, helped shape them . . . . This refreshing study reminds us how much the American dilemma of race has been complicated by problems of class. -American Historical Review


A broad historical sweep . . . . Skillfully surveys key areas of historiographical debate and succinctly summarizes a good deal of recent secondary literature. -Journal of Southern History


Bloom does a masterful job of presenting the major structural and psychological interpretations associated with the Civil Rights Movement. . . . It will make an excellent general text to welcome undergraduates and reintroduce old-timers to the social ferment that surrounded the civil rights movement. -Contemporary Sociology

About the Author


Jack M. Bloom is Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University Northwest.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780253042460
ISBN-10: 0253042461
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: July 9th, 2019
Pages: 380
Language: English
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora