Direct action and desegregation, 1960-1962 : toward a theory of the rationalization of protest

Laue, James H

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  • Creator James H. Laue ; preface by David J. Garrow
  • Format Books
  • Publication Brooklyn, N.Y. : Carlson Publishing, Inc., [1989]. ©1989.
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  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0926019090, 9780926019096
  • OCLC ocm19776888

Notes

  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Harvard University, 1965.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-400) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : Direct action and desegregation. Statement of the problem :spontaneous protest and institutionalization in American race relations ; Design and method : exploratory action research -- The data : nonviolent direct action against segregation in the United States, 1960-1962. Pre-1960 : a community rebels ; The sit-ins (1960) : a region revolts ; The freedom rides (1961) : a nation reacts ; Albany and beyond -- The theory : the rationalization of protest. The Movement after two years ; Dimensions of the theory : the stages of rationalization ; A sociological paradox : the rationalization of direct action protest ; Reintegration and predictions : the relationships between rationalization and social change -- Appendices
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