African-American Political Psychology: Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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Tasha S. Philpot, Ismail K. White
Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 15, 2010 - Political Science - 246 pages
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Introduction: Defining African-American Political Psychology - Tasha S. Philpot and Ismail K. White * Part I: The History of African-American Political Psychology Research in Two Disciplines * A Meeting of the Minds: Exploring the Intersection of Psychology, Political Science, and Black Politics - Tasha S. Philpot, Kyle Endres, and John Iadarola * The Political Science Image of the Black Mind: Politics in the Psychology of African Americans - Harwood K. McClerking and Hanes Walton, Jr. * Part II: Contemporary Issues in the Psychology of Black Identity * Beliefs in Black and White: How Race Influences Americans' Perceptions of Themselves, Their Racial Group, and Their National Group - Roy Eidelson and Mikhail Lyubansky * Feeling Different: Racial Group-Based Emotional Response to Political Events - Tasha S. Philpot, Ismail K. White, Kristin Wylie, and Ernest B. McGowen * When Race Matters and When It Doesn't: Racial Group Differences in Response to Racial Cues - Ismail K. White * One of Our Own: Black Female Candidates and the Voters Who Support Them - Tasha S. Philpot and Hanes Walton, Jr. * Race, Identity, and Candidate Support: A Test of Implicit Preference - Jas M. Sullivan * Part III: Contemporary Issues in the Psychology of Black Political Attitudes and Behavior * Religion through a Racial Lens: The Effect of Race on Religious Interpretation - Eric L. McDaniel * Some Like it Hot: Towards a Political Climate Explanation of Racial Differences in Political Interest - Ray Block, Jr. * Divide and Conquer: How Partisan Race Cues Polarize the Electorate - Vincent L. Hutchings and Nicholas A. Valentino * African-American Activists' Perceptions of Racism and Empowerment - Kenneth Foster, Sr. * Depressing the Vote: The Environmental Determinants of Turnout in African-American Precincts in the 2000 Presidential Election - Ernest B. McGowen.

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Tasha Philpot is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. She is affiliated with the Center for African and African American Studies and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, Political Behavior, Public Opinion Quarterly, National Political Science Review, Journal of Black Studies, and the Journal of Politics. She is the author of Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln (2007).

Ismail White is Assistant Professor of Political Science at The Ohio State University. He studies American politics with a focus on African-American politics, public opinion, and political participation. His current research projects include a study of the effects of racial cues on political evaluations, an investigation into the racial origins and consequences of felony disenfranchisement provisions, and a study examining Americans' beliefs about the genetic origins of race and gender. Work from these projects has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Black Studies, and Virginia Journal of Law and Social Policy.

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