American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom / Edition 1

American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom / Edition 1

by Hanes Walton, Robert C. Smith, Robert Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321070380

ISBN-13: 9780321070388

Pub. Date: 12/22/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

Updated in a new 6th edition, American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom is a dynamic and comprehensive book from two nationally renowned scholars. This book continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. The authors show that through the quest for their own

Overview

Updated in a new 6th edition, American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom is a dynamic and comprehensive book from two nationally renowned scholars. This book continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. The authors show that through the quest for their own freedom in the United States, African Americans have universalized and expanded the freedoms for all Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321070388
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/22/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables. @CHLIST - List of Figures.

List of Boxes.

Preface.

About the Authors.

I. FOUNDATIONS.

1. Universal Freedom Declared, Universal Freedom Denied: Racism, Slavery and the Ideology of White Supremacy in the Founding of the Republic.

2. Federalism and the Limits of Universal Freedom.

II. POLITICAL BEHAVIORISM.

3. Political Culture.

4. Political Socialization.

5. Public Opinion.

6. African-Americans and the Media.

III. COALIATIONS, MOVEMENTS, INTEREST GROUPS, PARTIES AND ELECTIONS.

7. Social Movements and a Theory of African American Coalition Politics.

8. Interest Groups.

9. Political Parties.

10. Voting Behavior and Elections.

IV. INSTITUTIONS.

11. The Congress and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom.

12. The Presidency and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom.

13. The Supreme Court and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom.

14. The Bureaucracy and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom.

V. PUBLIC POLICY.

15. Domestic Policy and the African American Quest for Social and Economic Justice.

16. The African American Voice for Universal Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy.

Appendix.

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