The Scar of Race

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Harvard University Press, Mar 1, 1995 - Political Science - 228 pages
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What, precisely, is the clash over race in the 1990s, and does it support the charge of a "new racism"? Here is a brilliant articulation of what has happened, of how racial issues have become entangled with politics--the process of negotiating who gets what through government action. We now have to understand and cope with a "politics of race."

 

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Contents

THE VARIETY OF RACIAL POLITICS
15
PICTURES IN THE MIND
35
COVERT RACISM AND DOUBLE STANDARDS
66
PREJUDICE AND POLITICS
88
THREE AGENDAS
110
CHANGING MINDS ABOUT RACE
136
IRONIES
166
ABOUT THE SURVEYS
181
QUESTIONS FROM THE SURVEYS
183
QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE RACE AND POLITICS SURVEY
187
NOTES
199
BIBLIOGRAPHY
203
INDEX
209
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Paul M. Sniderman is Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.

Thomas Piazza is Research Specialist and Manager of Technical Services, Survey Research Center, University of California, Berkeley.

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