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The Resource Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma, Karlyn Forner

Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma, Karlyn Forner

Label
Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma
Title
Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma
Statement of responsibility
Karlyn Forner
Title variation
Why the vote wasnt enough for Selma
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In [this book] Karlyn Forner rewrites the heralded story of Selma to explain why gaining the right to vote did not bring about economic justice for African Americans in the Alabama Black Belt. Drawing on a rich array of sources, Forner illustrates how voting rights failed to offset decades of systematic disfranchisement and unequal investment in African American communities. Forner contextualizes Selma as a place, not a moment within the civil rights movement --a place where black citizens' fight for full citizenship unfolded alongside an agricultural shift from cotton farming to cattle raising, the implementation of federal divestment policies, and economic globalization. At the end of the twentieth century, Selma's celebrated political legacy looked worlds apart from the dismal economic realities of the region. Forner demonstrates that voting rights are only part of the story in the black freedom struggle and that economic justice is central to achieving full citizenship."--Publisher's website
Summary
In Why the Vote Wasn’t Enough for Selma Karlyn Forner rewrites the heralded story of Selma to show why gaining the right to vote did not lead to economic justice for African Americans in the Alabama Black Belt
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10600291
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forner, Karlyn
Dewey number
305.8009761/45
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Selma (Ala.)
  • African Americans
  • Selma (Ala.)
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Alabama
Target audience
adult
Label
Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma, Karlyn Forner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Interlude 1: the Constitution of 1901 -- The world that cotton made : 1901-1916 -- Interlude 2: World War I and making the world safe for democracy -- "Our country first, then Selma" : 1917-1929 -- Interlude 3: The Great Depression -- Plowing under: 1932-1940 -- Interlude 4: Craig Air Force Base -- Becoming white-faced cows: 1941-1952 -- Interlude 5: "I like Ike" -- Segregation's last stand: 1953-1964 -- Interlude 6: 1965 -- Making the "good freedom" : 1965-1976 -- Interlude 7: Closing Craig Air Force Base -- "Last one out of Selma, turn off the lights" : 1977-1988 -- Interlude 8: Superintendent Norward Roussell and school leveling -- Two Selmas: 1989-2000 -- Interlude 9: Joe gotta go
Control code
ocn970619664
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780822370000
Lccn
2017009233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)970619664
Label
Why the vote wasn't enough for Selma, Karlyn Forner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Interlude 1: the Constitution of 1901 -- The world that cotton made : 1901-1916 -- Interlude 2: World War I and making the world safe for democracy -- "Our country first, then Selma" : 1917-1929 -- Interlude 3: The Great Depression -- Plowing under: 1932-1940 -- Interlude 4: Craig Air Force Base -- Becoming white-faced cows: 1941-1952 -- Interlude 5: "I like Ike" -- Segregation's last stand: 1953-1964 -- Interlude 6: 1965 -- Making the "good freedom" : 1965-1976 -- Interlude 7: Closing Craig Air Force Base -- "Last one out of Selma, turn off the lights" : 1977-1988 -- Interlude 8: Superintendent Norward Roussell and school leveling -- Two Selmas: 1989-2000 -- Interlude 9: Joe gotta go
Control code
ocn970619664
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780822370000
Lccn
2017009233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)970619664

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