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The Politics of Democratic Inclusion

The Politics of Democratic Inclusion


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ISBN-13: 9781592133581
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Edition description: 1
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

IDiversity within and Across Groups15
2From Nominal to Ordinal: Reconceiving Racial and Ethnic Hierarchy in the United States19
3Reviving Group Consciousness45
4Bringing Outsiders In: Questions of Immigrant Incorporation75
IIMediating Institutions103
5Social Movements as Mechanisms for Political Inclusion108
6Race, Parties, and Democratic Inclusion122
7Race, Ethnicity, and Electoral Mobilization: Where's the Party?143
8Political Parties, Minorities, and Elected Office: Comparing Opportunities for Inclusion in the United States and Britain163
9Political Institutions and Incorporation of Immigrants186
IIIGoverning Institutions207
10Splintering Citizenship and the Prospects for Democratic Inclusion210
11School Boards and the Politics of Education Policy: Downstream Consequences of Structure238
12A Tangled Legacy: Federal Courts and Struggles for Democratic Inclusion257
13The Representation of Racial Interests in the U.S. Congress281
14The American Presidency and the Politics of Democratic Inclusion314
About the Contributors335

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