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Joseph Stewart, Jr. is chair of the department of political science at Clemson University. His work has appeared in a variety of political science, education, public policy, and interdisciplinary journals. His award-winning books include Race, Class, and Education (with Ken Meier and Robert England) and The Politics of Hispanic Education (with Ken Meier).
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations and Maps||p. xiii|
|List of Acronyms||p. xvii|
|America's Dilemmas||p. 1|
|Terms Used in This Book||p. 5|
|Race and Ethnicity||p. 8|
|American Government Foundation and Racial Minorities||p. 10|
|The Constitution and Black and Indian Citizenship||p. 12|
|Citizenship and Later Minorities: Latinos and Asians||p. 17|
|The Constitution and Black and Indian Suffrage||p. 21|
|Structure of This Book||p. 25|
|Resources and Status of America's Racial Minorities||p. 29|
|Population Size, Socioeconomic Status, and Concentration||p. 31|
|Participation in a Civil Rights Movement||p. 45|
|Voting Rights Law||p. 57|
|America's Racial Minorities in the Contemporary Political System: Actors||p. 65|
|Group Identity and Perceptions of Discrimination||p. 71|
|Political Ideology||p. 75|
|Partisan Identification||p. 80|
|Voting Behavior||p. 91|
|The 1996 Elections||p. 99|
|The 1998 Congressional Elections||p. 102|
|The 2000 Elections||p. 108|
|The 2004 Elections||p. 113|
|The 2008 Elections||p. 117|
|Interest Group Activities||p. 125|
|America's Racial Minorities and the Policymaking Process||p. 131|
|Agenda Setting||p. 134|
|Minority Representation||p. 135|
|State Elective Office||p. 160|
|Equal Educational Opportunity||p. 165|
|Affirmative Action in Employment||p. 180|
|Extension of the Voting Rights Act (VRA)||p. 184|
|Coalition or Competition? Patterns of Interminority Group Relations||p. 187|
|Interminority Group Relations||p. 190|
|Coalition or Competition Politics?||p. 190|
|Los Angeles||p. 195|
|Will We "All Get Along"?||p. 217|
|The Dilemmas Revisited||p. 220|
|Targeting Racial and Ethnic Minorities||p. 225|
|VRA: Looking to the Future||p. 226|
|Discussion Questions||p. 231|
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