The Politics of Race: African Americans and the Political System

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Theodore Rueter
M.E. Sharpe, 1995 M08 4 - 398 páginas
This collection of readings on the relationship between race and American politics is organized around the institutions and processes of American government.

It includes
--a general introduction;
--extensive headnotes to each reading;
--a wide variety of ideological perspectives;
--readings by well-known individuals, such as Bill Clinton, Molefi Kete Asante, Charles Hamilton, C. Vann Woodward, Lani Guinier, Bill Bradley, Midge Decter, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Carol Swain.

 

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The Politics of Race
5
Rejection and Protest An Historical Sketch
27
Race and the Crisis of the American Spirit
46
Cultural Politics and Political Ideology
53
Postmodern Racial Politics in the United States Difference and Inequality
55
Malcolm X and the Revival of Black Nationalism
71
False Prophet The Rise of Louis Farrakhan
77
The New Black Conservatives
85
What Color Is Your Gerrymander? The Constitution and White Minority Districts
226
The Presidency
231
The Politics of Race From Kennedy to Reagan
233
The Reagan Attack on Race Liberalism
253
The Judicial System
267
The Constitution the Supreme Court and Racism Compromises on the Way to Democracy
271
The New Supreme Court and the Politics of Racial Equality
278
Beyond the Rodney King Story Police Conduct and Community Relations
292

Interest Groups and Political Parties
113
The Dual Agenda of African American Organizations since the New Deal Social Welfare Policies and Civil Rights
115
The Democrats and Liberal Guilt
134
The 1992 Republican Tent No Blacks Walked In
152
Gender
165
In Quest of African American Political Woman
169
Gender Race and the State Legislature A Research Note on the Double Disadvantage Hypothesis
185
Congress
193
The Congressional Black Caucus Revolution
199
Strategies for Increasing Black Representation in Congress
212
State and Urban Politics
301
Can Black Candidates Win Statewide Elections?
307
The End of the Rainbow Americas Changing Urban Politics
325
Race and the American City
334
How the Rioters Won
343
Public Policy
353
The Urban Underclass and the Poverty Paradox
359
How the Great Society destroyed the American family
375
The Clinton Administration and AfricanAmericans
385
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