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    • Anatomy of a Failure: The Detroit Public School System 

      Brieger, Gottfried (Oakland University, 2011-01-01)
      For a few short years in the 1920s, a remarkable coalition of the city financial elite, politicians of all stripes, and the unions, united behind school improvement, and the system flourished, at least financially. Then ...
    • Detroit: Techno 

      Bowen, Johnathan (Oakland University, 2002-04-01)
      Detroit has long been known by many names: Motown, the Motor City, Hockey Town, and even the less than flattering Murder City. However, with the passing of time and the dimming and brightening of trends, Detroit would come ...
    • Interview with Kevin Boyle, Author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age 

      Becker, Anne; Breidenbach, Cathie; Horning, Alice; Kietlinska, Kasia; Robertson, Jeanie; Boyle, Kevin (Oakland University, 2008-01-01)
      Each year, Oakland University faculty chooses a campus-wide book in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences theme for the year. For the 2007–2008 academic year, the theme is Revolution, and the book selected was ...
    • Reflections on a Fulbright Year at Oakland University 

      McGuire, David (Oakland University, 2004-10-01)
      Observations on race relations in the Metropolitan Detroit area by a visiting Fulbright scholar.
    • Roaring Twenties, Troubled Times: Writers’ Impressions of Detroit 

      Cohassey, John (Oakland University, 2012-10-01)
      Before Detroit’s image in the national media became synonymous with blight and crime, many writers and novelists offered differing accounts of its 1920s prosperity and the troubled Depression era that followed.