Drawing on a case study of multi-ethnic working-class tenants in Los Angeles, this book describes the group's successful fight against displacement. It examines how community leaders establish their hegemony and addresses the roles of class, ethnicity and gender in community struggles.
Table of Contents
Prologue -- A Struggle for Community -- Community -- Empowerment and Disempowerment -- Class -- Ethnicity, Language, and Racism -- Gender -- Afterword
Allan David Heskin