The Intersection of Race and Gender in National Politics

The Intersection of Race and Gender in National Politics

by Wanda Parham-Payne


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This book probes the challenges and opportunities faced by black women in the national political arena, paying special attention to the role of the media, campaign finance, and changing U.S. demographics as they relate to those standing at the intersection of race and gender within national politics and in potential pursuit of the U.S. presidency.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498513067
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/23/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Wanda Parham-Payne is associate professor of sociology at Prince George’s Community College and adjunct at American University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Black Women’s Politics: Historically Innate
Chapter 2 Policy Interests & Women, Minorities & Minority Women
Chapter 3 Through the Lens of Black Women: The Significance of Obama’s Campaign
Chapter 4 Race& Gender in National Politics: The Origins and Intersections of the Two
Chapter 5 The Impact of the Media’s Portrayal of Black Women
Chapter 6 Network and Campaign Financing
Chapter 7 The Voting Rights Act: 21st Century Changes and Application
Chapter 8 Conclusions, Points of Interest, and Recommendations for Future Research

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