Uneasy Alliances: Race and Party Competition in America (New in Paper)

Uneasy Alliances: Race and Party Competition in America (New in Paper)

by Paul Frymer
     
 

"Uneasy Alliances provides an excellent overview of the politics of race and sectional conflict that led to the development of the party system. It is an important contribution to the literature on party politics and African-American politics more broadly."—Carol M. Swain, Princeton University

"This is a bold, provocative book. . . . Scholars

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"Uneasy Alliances provides an excellent overview of the politics of race and sectional conflict that led to the development of the party system. It is an important contribution to the literature on party politics and African-American politics more broadly."—Carol M. Swain, Princeton University

"This is a bold, provocative book. . . . Scholars and activists will soon be talking about Frymer's argument and figuring out whether they agree or disagree. It's that kind of a book-hard to ignore."—Richard M. Valelly, Swarthmore College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691148014
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Series:
Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives Series
Edition description:
With a New afterword by the author
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
479,192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgment xi

Chapter 1 Introdution 3

Chapter 2 Competitive Parties and the "Invisibility" of Captured Groups 27

Chapter 3 National Party Competition and the Disenfranchisement of black Voters in the South, 1866-1932 49

Chapter 4 Capture Inside the Democratic Party, 1965-1996 87

Chapter 5 Party education and Mobilization and Captured Group 120

Chapter 6 Black Representation in Congress 140

Chapter 7 Is the Concept of Electoral Capture Applicable to Other Groups? The Cash of Gay and Lesbian Voters in the Democratic Party and the Christian Right in the Republican Party 179

Afterword to the 2010 Edition. Obama and the Representation of Captured Groups 207

Index 237

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