Southeastern Michigan Bibliography

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

Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City

Thompson, Heather Ann. 2001. Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Following Thomas Sugrue, Thompson argues that urban centers like Detroit didn’t … Continue reading

Race against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit

Lewis-Colman, David M. 2008.Race against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit. The Working Class in American History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW

Meier, August. 2007. Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.