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African American Perspectives on Political Science

Wilbur Rich Rich, Wilbur C Contributor 2008

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  • Title:
    African American Perspectives on Political Science
  • Author: Wilbur Rich
  • Rich, Wilbur C Contributor
  • Subjects: African American political scientists - Attitudes; Political science; Political science; Racism - Political aspects; Racism - Political aspects - United States; Political science -- Political aspects -- United States; Racism -- Political aspects; Racism -- Attitudes; African American political scientists; Political Science Theory; Political Science; Law, Politics & Government; Electronic books
  • Description: CONTENTS; CHAPTER 6 Political Science and the Study of African American Public Opinion; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE Race and Political Scientists; CHAPTER 1. Still at the Margins: The Persistence of Neglect of African American Issues in Political Science, 1986-2003; CHAPTER 2. The Race Variable and the American Political Science Association's State of the Discipline Reports and Books, 1907-2002; CHAPTER 3. African American Political Scientists in Academic Wonderland; PART TWO Globalization and Transnational Politics
    CHAPTER 4 Black Politics in Latin America: An Analysis of National and Transnational PoliticsCHAPTER 5 Globalization and the Study of Development; PART THREE Civic Engagement and Voting; CHAPTER 7 A Black Gender Gap? Continuity and Change in Attitudes toward Black Feminism; CHAPTER 8 Going It Alone: Black Women Activists and Black Organizational Quiescence; CHAPTER 9 Political Scientists and the Activist-Technocrat Dichotomy: The Case of John Aubrey Davis; PART FOUR Political Institutions; CHAPTER 10 Dimensions of Representation and the Congressional Black Caucus
    CHAPTER 11 Toward a Critical Race Theory in Political Science: A New Synthesis for Understanding Race, Law, and PoliticsCHAPTER 12 Presidential Leadership and the Politics of Race: Stereotypes, Symbols, and Scholarship; PART FIVE The Subfields; CHAPTER 13 Comparative Politics and Asia: Contesting Hegemonic Inter- and Intra-Disciplinary Boundaries; CHAPTER 14 Race and the Problem of Equity in the Administrative State: Implications for Political Science Theory and Methods; CHAPTER 15 Race and the City: The View from Two Political Science Journals
    CHAPTER 16 Navigating the Muddy Waters of the Mainstream: Tracing the Mystification of Racism in International RelationsCHAPTER 17 A Critical Review of American Political Institutions: Reading Race into the Constitutional "Silence" on Race; CHAPTER 18 Political Science Confronts Afro-America: A Reconsideration; Contributors; Index
    Race matters in both national and international politics. Starting from this perspective, African American Perspectives on Political Science presents original essays from leading African American political scientists. Collectively, they evaluate the discipline, its subfields, the quality of race-related research, and omissions in the literature. They argue that because Americans do not fully understand the many-faceted issues of race in politics in their own country, they find it difficult to comprehend ethnic and racial disputes in other countries as well. In addition, partly beca
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Format: 1 online resource (457 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-09384-X;ISBN9786611093846;ISBN1-59213-110-7
  • OCLC Number: 437182566
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000436335003378$$I01TRAILS_CDKC
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911574507703366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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