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"Aren't going to let a nigger practice in our courts" : the milieu of civil rights pragmatism The roots of pragmatism : voting rights activism inside and outside the courts, 1944-1957 Housing markets, Black and White : negotiating the postwar housing crisis, 1944-1959 "Segregation pure and simple" : school, community, and the NAACP's education litigation, 1942-1958 More than "polite segregation" : Brown in public spaces, 1954-1959 Seeking redress in the streets : the student movement's challenge to racial pragmatism and legal liberalism, 1960-1961 A volatile alliance : the marriage of lawyers and demonstrators, 1961-1964 Local people as agents of constitutional change : the movement against "private" discrimination, and the countermobilization, 1963-1964 "New politics" : law, organizing, and a "movement of movements" in the Southern ghetto, 1965-1967 A curious silence : community activism and the legal campaign to implement Brown, 1958-1968 An end to an "annual agony" : the black backlash against Brown and busing, 1969-1974 "Bus them to Philadelphia" : a feminist lawyer and poor mothers crusade to redeem Brown, 1972-1980.
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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.