Table of contents for The closest of strangers : liberalism and the politics of race in New York / Jim Sleeper.

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    DEDICATION AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS                      9
    INTRODUCTION                                       15

  1 The Black Political Odyssey in New York            43
  2 The Liberal Nightmare                              68
  3 The Politics of Polarization                       92
  4  White Ethnics on the Block                       116
  5 The Specter of Neighborhood Decay                 133
  6 Rights and Reciprocity                            158
  7 Black Militants' New End Game                     183
  8 Militants, "Professional Blacks," and
       the Culture of Schools                         210
  9 Folly on the Left                                 239
  10 "Vote Your Hopes-and Your Fears"                 260
  11 A Politics beyond Race?                          279

     Epilogue                                         303
     Notes                                            317
     Index                                            331


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: New York (N, Y, ) Race relations, New York (N, Y, ) Politics and government 1951-Liberalism New York (State) New York History 20th century