Goluboff, Risa Lauren, 1971-

The lost promise of civil rights / Risa L. Goluboff. - Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007. - viii, 376 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - ACLS Humanities E-book. . - ACLS Fellows’ publications. ACLS Humanities E-Book. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Transition, uncertainty, and the conditions for a new civil rights -- Claiming rights in the agricultural South -- Claiming rights in the industrial economy -- The work of civil rights in the Department of Justice -- A new deal for civil rights -- Work and workers in the NAACP -- Litigating labor in the wartime NAACP -- Eliminating work from the NAACP's legal strategy -- Brown and the remaking of civil rights.

Electronic text and image data.
Ann Arbor, Mich. :
University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing,
Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text.
([ACLS Fellows’ Publications])
([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Mode of access: Intranet.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--History--20th century.

African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century.
Civil rights movements--History--United States--20th century.
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--20th century.
African Americans--Economic conditions--20th century.
African Americans--Employment--Law and legislation--History--20th century.

United States--Race relations--History--20th century.

E185.61 / G658 2007