07 risk, reprisal.docx - mechanical solidarity as Fordism declines l-f roots in political economy decline of labor-intensive cotton rise of urban

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mechanical solidarity as Fordism declinesl-f roots in political economy*decline of labor-intensive cotton*rise of urban, industrial black communities (e.g., CRM)*black labor as paid, solidary employees rather than peasants controlled by direct forcebut, segregated still*whites fled, distanced, walled off*neighborhoods deindustrialized,*concentrating poverty ,*protected not by state but by gangs*Urban segregation replaces Jim Crow racism segregation sustains racism*increasing resistance to reversals of policies that segregate, &*blame of victims of land/tax protection racket as lazy, unwise, violent dependents.*Many black families are locked into areas of cities that deindustrialized… Violence from gangs vs police laissez-faire (l-f) racism*blaming not just a few people, an entire neighborhood all screwed up*Condemnation of entire group*but whole nonwhite communities, *for isolation & desperation that owe to state/econ policies*such as the decline of …Fordism(not all at Ford)*

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