Conservative but Not Republican: The Paradox of Party Identification and Ideology among African Americans

Conservative but Not Republican: The Paradox of Party Identification and Ideology among African Americans

by Tasha S. Philpot

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ISBN-13: 9781316615959
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/30/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Tasha S. Philpot is an Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas, Austin. She specializes in American politics, with a particular interest in African-American politics, political psychology, and political behaviour. Her book Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln (2007) received the 2008 WEB DuBois Outstanding Book Award, and her work has been published in journals including The American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Black Studies, PS: Political Science and Politics, and Political Behavior.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I: 1. Peeling back the layers: the multidimensionality of the liberal-conservative continuum; 2. From whence we came: the historical basis of Black ideological self-identification; 3. Multiple paths to the same place: the underpinnings of ideological self-identification; Part II: 4. The tie that binds: the history and nature of Black group consciousness; 5. The invisible link: group consciousness as a moderator of ideological self-identification; 6. Filling in the blanks: group consciousness and ideology beyond partisanship; Conclusion: African Americans, ideology, and consequences for the two-party system.

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