ISBN-10:
0472119052
ISBN-13:
9780472119059
Pub. Date:
03/31/2014
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Concordance: Black Lawmaking in the U.S. Congress from Carter to Obama

Concordance: Black Lawmaking in the U.S. Congress from Carter to Obama

by Katherine Tate

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472119059
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Series: The Politics of Race and Ethnicity Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Katherine Tate is Professor of Political Science at Brown University.

Table of Contents

1 Black Policymakers and a Theory of Concordance 1

2 President Carter and the Old CBC 32

3 Black House Democrats in the Reagan-Bush Years 49

4 President Clinton and the New CBC 71

5 President Bush and the New Black Moderates 85

6 President Obama and Black Political Incorporation 107

7 The Moderating Effect of Institutional Pressures 129

8 The New CBC 143

Appendix A List of Black, Hispanic, Blue Dog, and Progressive Caucus Members by Recent Congresses 153

Appendix B Tables of NOMINATE, Party Unity, Presidential Support, and Legislative Effectiveness Scores for the CBC and Other House Caucuses 165

Notes 171

References 173

Index 183

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