Race Democracy

Author: Adam Fairclough
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820331140
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From the foundation of the New Orleans branch of the NAACP in 1915 to the beginning of Edwin Edwards' first term as governor in 1972, this is a wide-ranging study of the civil rights struggle in Louisiana.

After The War On Crime

Author: Mary Louise Frampton
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814727829
Size: 26.31 MB
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The volume's immediate goal is to spark a fresh conversation about the war on crime and its consequences; its long-term aspiration is to develop a clear understanding of how we got here and of where we should go.

Racism In A Racial Democracy

Author: France Winddance Twine
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813523651
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This is the first ethnographic study of racism in southeastern Brazil to place the practices of upwardly mobile Afro-Brazilians at the center of analysis.

Chocolate City

Author: Chris Myers Asch
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469635879
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Tracing D.C.'s massive transformations--from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the nation's first black-majority city, from "Chocolate City" to "Latte City--Asch and ...

Rituals Of Race

Author: Alessandra Lorini
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813918716
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In this sophisticated study of the struggle for African American human rights in America, Alessandra Lorini examines public events in New York City from the end of the Civil War through World War I, demonstrating how ritualized elements of ...

Race And Democracy In The Americas

Author: Georgia Anne Persons
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9780765809926
Size: 71.45 MB
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The chapters of this volume illuminate a common search for understanding how race operates in societies generally, and how shapes life opportunities for African Americans and Afro-Brazilians, both oppressed by this most detrimental social ...

Race Religion And Late Democracy

Author: John L. Jackson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452218269
Size: 68.98 MB
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Introduction : Democracy's anxious returns / David Kyuman Kim and John L. Jackson, Jr. - "Look, baby, we got Jesus on our flag" : robust democracy and religious debate from the era of slavery to the age of Obama / Edward J. Blum -- ...

Days Of Hope

Author: Patricia Sullivan
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807864897
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Nevertheless, the story of this campaign invites a fuller consideration of the possibilities and constraints that have shaped the struggle for racial democracy in America since the 1930s.

America S Uneven Democracy

Author: Zoltan Hajnal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521190347
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This book has shown that who wins and who loses in local democracy is shaped
in no small part by who votes. If the participation of each of America's racial and
ethnic groups were even, we would likely see outcomes that diverged sharply
from what we see today. Change would perhaps be most dramatic in mayoral
elections, in which up to a third of the elections I examined could have ended
with a different winner had turnout been even. But the analysis presented here
suggests ...