Southeastern Michigan Bibliography

A resource guide for students, educators, researchers, Michiganders, and everyone else

Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit

Smith, Suzanne E. 1999. Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press. Hitsville, U.S.A. and the Motown scene are synonymous for many … Continue reading

The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit: With a New Preface by the Author

Sugrue, Thomas J. 2005. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit: With a New Preface by the Author. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights

Babson, Steve. 2010. The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Boyle, Kevin. 2004. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age. 1st ed. New York: H.Holt.

The Jewish Community of Metro Detroit: 1945-2005

Stiefel, Barry. 2006. The Jewish Community of Metro Detroit: 1945-2005. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia.

Girls, Gangs, Women and Drugs

Taylor, Carl S. 1993. Girls, Gangs, Women and Drugs. East Lansing, Mich: Michigan State University Press. WorldCat link: https://www.worldcat.org/title/girls-gangs-women-and-drugs/oclc/28292691&referer=brief_results

Butch Queens up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit

Bailey, Marlon M. 2013. Butch Queens up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit. Triangulations: Lesbian/gay/queer Theater/drama/performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade

Abraham, Nabeel, Sally Howell, and Andrew Shryock, eds. 2011. Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade. Great Lakes Books. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.