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Author Baca, George.
Title Conjuring Crisis : Racism and Civil Rights in a Southern Military City.
Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Subject Racism -- North Carolina -- Fayetteville.
Urban poor -- Government policy -- North Carolina -- Fayetteville.
Urban policy -- North Carolina -- Fayetteville.
Fayetteville (N.C.) -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Description 1 online resource (209 pages)
Summary How have civil rights transformed racial politics in America? Connecting economic and social reforms to racial and class inequality, Conjuring Crisis counters the myth of steady race progress by analyzing how the federal government and local politicians have sometimes "reformed" politics in ways that have amplified racism in the post civil-rights era. In the 1990s at Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, North Carolina, the city's dominant political coalition of white civic and business leaders had lost control of the city council. Amid accusations of racism in the police department, two white council m.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Narrating a racial crisis -- Conspiracies and crises on Cape Fear -- The cunning of radical reform -- Performing crisis -- Threatening images of black power -- Power shift -- Outsiders and special interests -- Single shot -- Conclusion -- Epilogue.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813549798 (electronic bk.)
0813549795 (electronic bk.)
0813547520
9780813547527
0813547512
9780813547510
ISBN/ISSN 9786613383136
OCLC # 769927198
Additional Format Print version: Baca, George. Conjuring Crisis : Racism and Civil Rights in a Southern Military City. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2010 9780813547510