Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court

Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court

by Rosalee Clawson, Eric Waltenburg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1592139027

ISBN-13: 9781592139026

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

Publisher: Temple University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592139026
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Philadelphia Voices, Philadelphia Vision Ser.
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 
1. Legitimacy and American Democracy 
2. Blacks, Civil Rights, and the Supreme Court 
3. Establishing the Supreme Court's Legitimizing Capacity 
4. Different Presses, Different Frames: Black and Mainstream Press Coverage of a Supreme Court Decision 
5. Media Framing and the Supreme Court's Legitimizing Capacity 
6. The Supreme Court's Legitimizing Capacity among African Americans: Support for Capital Punsihment and Affirmative Action 
7. The Casual Relationship between Public Opinion toward the Court and Its Policies: The University of Michigan Affirmative Action Cases 
8. Conclusion 
Appendix A: Stimulus for Legitimacy Experiment 
Appendix B: List of Black Newspapers 
Appendix C: Stimulus for Media Framing Experiment 
Appendix D: Question Wording for Media Framing Experiment 
Appendix E: Blacks and the U.S. Supreme Court Survey 
Notes 
Reference 
Index

 

 

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