Scioperi al ritmo dei tamburi: Black Power nel “1968” americano

Nicola, Pizzolato (2018) Scioperi al ritmo dei tamburi: Black Power nel “1968” americano. Scienza e Politica, 30 (59). pp. 61-78. ISSN 1825-9618 (doi:10.6092/issn.1825-9618/8902)

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Abstract

The end of the Sixties is considered a turning point in the the long term decline of the political project of American liberalism. That historical moment opened up the transition towards a Conservative hegemony and, a decade later, for the affirmation of the neoliberal political economy that has characterised the United States of the last thirty years – even among the different political shades of the Administrations. However, analyzing this process from the vantage point of the “1968” in Detroit complicates a linear narrative of liberalism decline.

This article discusses the urban riots, workers strikes and the emergence and demise of Black Power during Detroit’s “revolutionary moment”, casting them against a wider background and a long term historical perspective.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: English title: Strikes to the Beat of Drums: Black Power in the American “1968”. Full text is in Italian.
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
Item ID: 25962
Notes on copyright: Copyright (c) 2019 Nico Pizzolato. Creative Commons License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Depositing User: Nico Pizzolato
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2019 14:00
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 05:17
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25962

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