Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics [2 volumes]

Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics [2 volumes]

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Overview

The Encyclopedia is the only resource available that focuses exclusively on the expanding role of minorities in U.S. politics. Containing more than 2,000 entries, this two-volume set is divided into four distinct sections covering African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. It makes a broad range of information readily accessible, including historical and contemporary biographies, descriptions of major events, and coverage of important legal decisions and organizations.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573561297
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/1999
Series: American Political Landscape Series
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey D. Schultz is president of Jeffrey D. Schultz & Co., Inc. He has taught political science and history at a number of colleges, including White Pines College and The Colorado College. He was the associate editor for the two-volume Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party and the two-volume Encyclopedia of the Republican Party. He is currently editing a book on presidential scandals.

Kerry L. Haynie is an assistant professor of political science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He is the author of African American Legislators in the American States (forthcoming, Columbia University Press). He has also published studies that examine how race and gender influence legislative processes. Haynie holds a PhD from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an MPIA from the University of Pittsburgh.

Anne M. McCulloch is the dean of the Evening College and external programs at Columbia College in Columbia, SC. She has published extensively in the fields of politics and minorities. McCulloch holds a PhD from Idaho State University.

Andrew L. Aoki is chairman of the Department of Political Science at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN. He has written and co-written numerous papers, book reviews, and articles dealing with race and culture. Aoki holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Contributors for Volume 1

Foreword by Helen Thomas

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part 1: African Americans

Introduction: African Americans and American Politics by Christopher J. Malone

African Americans: Entries

Appendix 1: Speeches and Documents

Appendix 2: African-American Organizations

Appendix 3: Tables

Part 2: Asian Americans

Introduction: The Politics of Asian Americans by Don Toshiaki Nakanishi

Asian Americans: Entries

Appendix 1: Documents

Appendix 2: Asian-American Organizations

Appendix 3: Tables

Timeline

Index I-1

Volume 2

Contributors for Volume 2

Foreword by Helen Thomas

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part 3: Hispanic Americans

Introduction: A Topography of Latinos in the United States: Politics, Policy, and Political Involvement by John A. Garcia

Hispanic Americans: Entries

Appendix 1: Documents

Appendix 2: Hispanic-American Organizations

Appendix 3: Tables

Part 4: Native Americans

Introduction: Native Americans in American Politics by Peter P. d'Errico

Native Americans: Entries

Appendix 1: Speeches and Documents

Appendix 2: Native American Organizations

Appendix 3: Tables

Appendix 4: Indian Tribal Entities in the United States

Timeline

Index I-1

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