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

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

LanguageEnglish
JournalScienza e Politica
ISSN1825-9618
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PrintDec 2018
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Deposited09 Jan 2019
Accepted01 Sep 2018
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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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English title: Strikes to the Beat of Drums: Black Power in the American “1968”.
Full text is in Italian.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1825-9618/8902
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