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Race Rules : Electoral Politics in New Orleans, 1965-2006 - Baodong Liu

Race Rules

Electoral Politics in New Orleans, 1965-2006


Published: 19th August 2013
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Race Rules examines electoral politics over forty years, up to the present day. Liu and Vanderleeuw show that an understanding of New Orleans politics must start with the city's racial composition and must be viewed in terms of racial conflict and accommodation reflected in the electoral arena during the last four decades.

Hurricane Katrina, racial change, and electoral politics in New Orleans : an introduction -- Theories of racial politics in urban America -- Racial conflict and accommodation in electoral politics -- Black mayors in New Orleans -- Racial conflict in the electoral arena -- Race and strategic voting -- Race, Katrina, and New Orleans' electoral politics : conclusion.

ISBN: 9780739159866
ISBN-10: 0739159860
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 19th August 2013
Publisher: University Press of America