Black Faces, Black Interests / Edition 1

Black Faces, Black Interests / Edition 1

by Carol M. Swain
     
 

Presented here in an enlarged edition, Black Faces, Black Interests presents persuasive evidence that challenges the notion that only African Americans can represent black interests effectively in Congress. This pivotal work argues for black and white representatives to form coalitions to better serve their constituents.See more details below

Overview

Presented here in an enlarged edition, Black Faces, Black Interests presents persuasive evidence that challenges the notion that only African Americans can represent black interests effectively in Congress. This pivotal work argues for black and white representatives to form coalitions to better serve their constituents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761834076
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Enlarged
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Carol M. Swain is Professor of Political Science and Law at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Swain's most recent books include The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and its edited companion Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 I. The Context: 1. The Representation of Black Interests in Congress; 2. Tracing the Footsteps of Blacks on the Hill Part 3 II. Black Representatives: 3. Black Representatives of Historically Black Districts; 4. Black Representatives of Newly Black Districts; 5. Black Representatives of Heterogeneous Districts; 6. Black Representatives of Majority-White Districts Part 4 III. White Representatives: 7. White Representatives of Minority-Black Districts; 8. White Representatives of Majority-Black Districts Part 5 IV. Implications: 9. Strategies for Increasing Black Representation of Blacks; 10. The Future of Black Congressional Representation; 11. Black Congressional Representation since 1992 Chapter 6 Appendix A. Research Methods Chapter 7 Appendix B. Campaign Finance 1980-1990 Chapter 8 Appendix C. Legislative Records of All Black Representatives, 100th Congress Chapter 9 Notes Chapter 10 Index

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