Radical Detroit: The Rise and Fall of Radical Activism in Detroit
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The chapters are divided as follows. Chapter 2 provides a historical view of Detroit leading up to its most radical period in the 1960s and 1970s. It focuses on the role of the autoworker unions and its radical ideas as a means of paving the way for Detroit's hotbed of radical activity in later decades. Chapter 3 provides a picture of what radical activists were doing during a time when movements were happening all over the nation. It highlights groups and their accomplishments as well as what individual activists were doing as a part of a larger movements. Chapter 4 concludes by looking at present day Detroit from a radical perspective and analyzes why Detroit is not radical today and what hopes the city has for regaining its dynamic nature.
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