City Trenches: Urban Politics and the Patterning of Class in the United States

City Trenches: Urban Politics and the Patterning of Class in the United States

Ira Katznelson


In City Trenches, Ira Katznelson seems at an immense phenomenon of the sixties—the resurgence of group activism—and explains its assets, demanding situations, and failure. Katznelson argues that the yankee operating category perceives office politics and group politics as separate and exact spheres, a belief that defeats makes an attempt to handle grievances or increase calls for that holiday the foundations of neighborhood politics or of bread-and-butter unionism. He helps his thesis with an soaking up case learn of Washington Heights-Inwood, a multiethnic working-class neighborhood in Manhattan.

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