Why, when, and how often candidates use race appeals, and how the electorate responds
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About the Author
Charlton D. McIlwain is Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is the author of When Death Goes Pop: Death, Media and the Remaking of Community and Death in Black and White: Death, Ritual and Family Ecology. He is coeditor of The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity.
Stephen M. Caliendo is Professor of Political Science at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. He is the author of Inequality in America: Race, Poverty and Fulfilling Democracy's Promise and Teachers Matter: The Trouble with Leaving Political Education to the Coaches. He is coeditor of The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity.
Table of Contents
Introduction. The Political Landscape of Race-Based Appeals
Part I The Empirical Evidence on Race Appeals
1. Producing Race Appeal: The Political Ads of White and Minority Candidates
2. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Deploying Racist Appeals among Black and White Voters
3. Neither Black nor White: The Fruitless Appeal to Racial Authenticity
4. Competing Novelties: How Newspapers Frame the Election Campaigns of Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans
Part II: Case Studies in Race Appeal
5. Racializing Immigration Policy: Issue Ads in the 2006 Election
6. Harold Ford Jr., Mel Martinez, and Artur Davis: Case Studies in Racially Framed News
7. Barack Obama, Race-Based Appeals, and the 2008 Presidential Election
Epilogue. Racialized Campaigns: What Have We Learned, and Where Do We Go from Here?