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Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment: Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership

Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment: Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership

1st Edition

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard
November 30, 2016

Domestic and international health activism and health policy are focal points in this volume, a publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. This work demonstrates the continuing importance of the "medical civil rights movement," through examples of activism of women of...

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics (Two Volume Set): Political Development, Symposium, Praxis, Books

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics (Two Volume Set): Political Development, Symposium, Praxis, Books

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
February 29, 2016

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics, volume 17 of the National Political Science Review (NPSR), is divided thematically into two books, available separately or as a set. The first concentrates on the institutional aspects of Black politics. The second book addresses various...

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics: Political Development and Black Women

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics: Political Development and Black Women

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
November 30, 2015

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics, volume 17 of the National Political Science Review (NPSR), is divided thematically into two books, available separately or as a set. The first concentrates on the institutional aspects of Black politics. The second book addresses various...

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics: Citizenship and Popular Culture

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics: Citizenship and Popular Culture

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
November 30, 2015

Broadening the Contours in the Study of Black Politics, volume 17 of the National Political Science Review (NPSR), is divided thematically into two books, available separately or as a set. The first concentrates on the institutional aspects of Black politics. The second book addresses various...

Black Women in Politics: Identity, Power, and Justice in the New Millennium

Black Women in Politics: Identity, Power, and Justice in the New Millennium

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
August 30, 2014

The research included in this volume examines the competing pressures felt by black women as political agents in the domains of elections, public policy, and social activism. Their challenges and initiatives are explored in public spaces, institutional behaviours, and public policy.The volume...

Grassroots and Coalitions: Exploring the Possibilities of Black Politics

Grassroots and Coalitions: Exploring the Possibilities of Black Politics

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
September 30, 2013

The main focus of this volume is an exploration of the patterns of competition for political power at the state and local levels in American politics. This volume looks at institutionalized patterns of black political power as they have evolved in the aftermath of the civil rights movement in the...

Charting the Range of Black Politics

Charting the Range of Black Politics

1st Edition

Michael Mitchell
August 15, 2012

The election of 2008 brought onto the national stage complexitiesarising when the member of a minority group assumes power over national political institutions. It also underlined the limits placed on that power by the double accountability such a figure faces. The question posed in this volume of...

Black Politics in a Time of Transition

Black Politics in a Time of Transition

1st Edition

David Covin
January 15, 2012

Black Politics in a Time of Transition appears at an historic point in American politics. From the vantage point of the maturation of the study of black politics, this volume provides a framework for current and future discussion of this critical time. Incorporating the expanded stream of work on...

Beyond the Boundaries: A New Structure of Ambition in African American Politics

Beyond the Boundaries: A New Structure of Ambition in African American Politics

1st Edition

Georgia A. Persons
March 15, 2009

In the past, African American aspirations for political offi ce were assumed to be limited to areas with sizeable black population bases. By and large, black candidates have rarely been successful in statewide or national elections. This has been attributed to several factors: limited resources...

The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics

The Expanding Boundaries of Black Politics

1st Edition

Georgia A. Persons
February 15, 2007

This volume joins the preceding volumes in this distinguished series in presenting contemporary research by leading political scientists addressing topics of interest to those concerned with African-American affairs. It captures the expanding boundaries of black politics and the persistent...

Contemporary Patterns of Politics, Praxis, and Culture

Contemporary Patterns of Politics, Praxis, and Culture

1st Edition

Georgia A. Persons
January 31, 2005

The National Political Science Review is the official publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. This new volume, Contemporary Patterns of Politics, Praxis, and Culture reflects major research focuses across religion, race, gender, culture, and of course, politics. Themes...

Race and Democracy in the Americas

Race and Democracy in the Americas

1st Edition

Georgia A. Persons
February 28, 2003

Race and Democracy in the Americas examines dimensions of the comparative dynamics of race and ethnicity, with a directed focus on the Americas, most particularly Brazil and the United States. Brazil and the United States are two countries in the Americas that have been major hosts for the African...

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