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Democracy in Kingston: A Social Movement in Urban Politics, 1965-1970 Richard  Harris

Democracy in Kingston: A Social Movement in Urban Politics, 1965-1970

Richard Harris

Published November 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780773561267
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224 pages
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A reform movement in Kingston emerged in 1965, developed steadily over five years, and then rapidly disintegrated. The two major strands of reformers, the New Left and a more diffuse movement of the middle class, drew together in 1968, focusing onMoreA reform movement in Kingston emerged in 1965, developed steadily over five years, and then rapidly disintegrated. The two major strands of reformers, the New Left and a more diffuse movement of the middle class, drew together in 1968, focusing on the issues of rental housing and urban renewal. The reformers sustained an intense level of political opposition for over two years but, for a variety of reasons, by the end of 1970 the movement had fallen apart and the remaining fragments had apparently lost influence.