The Politics of Race: African Americans and the Political System / Edition 1

The Politics of Race: African Americans and the Political System / Edition 1

by Theodore Rueter
     
 

A study of the relationship between race and American politics, organised around the institutions and processes of American government. It includes readings by individuals like Bill Clinton, Charles Hamilton, and Carol Swain, across a wide variety of ideological perspectives.See more details below

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A study of the relationship between race and American politics, organised around the institutions and processes of American government. It includes readings by individuals like Bill Clinton, Charles Hamilton, and Carol Swain, across a wide variety of ideological perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563245657
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/31/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.23(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
Preface
1The Politics of Race5
2Rejection and Protest: An Historical Sketch27
3Race and the Crisis of the American Spirit46
4Postmodern Racial Politics in the United States: Difference and Inequality55
5Malcolm X and the Revival of Black Nationalism71
6False Prophet: The Rise of Louis Farrakhan77
7The New Black Conservatives85
8The Dual Agenda of African American Organizations since the New Deal: Social Welfare Policies and Civil Rights115
9The Democrats and Liberal Guilt134
10The 1992 Republican "Tent": No Blacks Walked In152
11In Quest of African American Political Woman169
12Gender, Race, and the State Legislature: A Research Note on the Double Disadvantage Hypothesis185
13The Congressional Black Caucus Revolution199
14Strategies for Increasing Black Representation in Congress212
15What Color Is Your Gerrymander? The Constitution and White Minority Districts226
16The Politics of Race: From Kennedy to Reagan233
17The Reagan Attack on Race Liberalism253
18The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and Racism: Compromises on the Way to Democracy271
19The New Supreme Court and the Politics of Racial Equality278
20Beyond the Rodney King Story: Police Conduct and Community Relations292
21Can Black Candidates Win Statewide Elections?307
22The End of the Rainbow: America's Changing Urban Politics325
23Race and the American City334
24How the Rioters Won343
25The Urban Underclass and the Poverty Paradox359
26How the Great Society "destroyed the American family"375
27The Clinton Administration and African-Americans385
About the Editor399

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