The Great Society at the Grassroots: Local Adaptation to Federal Initiatives of the 1960s -- Champaign-Urbana

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Title

The Great Society at the Grassroots: Local Adaptation to Federal Initiatives of the 1960s -- Champaign-Urbana

Subject

Federalism, Local History, Urban Renewal, Policing, Government

Description

Book-length study of how the federal programs of the 1960s and 1970s challenged the culture of individualism and small government in Champaign-Urbana. Includes much discussion about issues facing African-Americans in the two cities. Chapters include: Background: Culture and Change; Champaign and Urbana: Twin Civil Communities; Champaign County; Urbana: The Rise of the Democrats; Democratic Development Policies; Urbana: Social Problems; Champaign: The Relationship of Political Culture and Government Structure; Champaign: Toward Racial Integration; Champaign: Economic Development and Environmental Regulation

Creator

Rozann Rothman

Publisher

University Press of America

Date

1984

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Online Submission

No

Citation

Rozann Rothman, “The Great Society at the Grassroots: Local Adaptation to Federal Initiatives of the 1960s -- Champaign-Urbana,” eBlack Champaign-Urbana, accessed November 12, 2019, http://eblackcu.net/portal/items/show/302.

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