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Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South

Thomas F. Schaller - Political Science - 2008 - 339 pages
A Washington Examiner columnist argues that Democrats can successfully transform American politics in spite of socially conservative and electorally hostile factions throughout ...
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When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African ...

Tyson King-Meadows - History - 2011 - 345 pages
Drawing from government data, legislative history, Supreme Court decisions, survey results, and the 2006 reauthorization debate, When the Letter Betrays the Spirit examines how ...
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Representation of minority groups in the U.S.: implications for the twenty ...

Charles Menifield - Political Science - 2001 - 330 pages
Representation of Minority Groups in the U.S. aims to assess the changes that have occurred with respect to the descriptive and substantive representation of women, African ...
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Diversity in Democracy: Minority Representation in the United States

Gary M. Segura, Shaun Bowler - Political Science - 2006 - 316 pages
As the racial and ethnic minority populations of the United States grow past 30 percent, candidates cannot afford to ignore the minority vote. The studies collected in ...
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The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests ...

David Lublin - Political Science - 1999 - 159 pages
Political scientist David Lublin offers an unprecedented analysis of a vast range of rigorous, empirical evidence that exposes the central paradox of racial representaton ...
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Latino Representation in State Houses and Congress

Jason P. Casellas - Political Science - 2010
This book argues that Latino representation in U.S. legislative institutions is shaped not only by demographics but by legislative institutional design, as well as elite-driven ...
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The Congressional Black Caucus: racial politics in the U.S. Congress

Robert Singh - Political Science - 1998 - 241 pages
The Congressional Black Caucus has grown both in size and in prominence in its short lifetime. Robert Singh considers the actual impact of the CBC on public policy in this new ...
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Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home

Christian R. Grose - Political Science - 2011 - 242 pages
The symbolic importance of Barack Obama's election is without question. But beyond symbolism, does the election of African-American politicians matter? Grose argues that it ...
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