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Minority Politics at the Millennium : Garland Reference Library of Social Science - Richard A. Keiser

Minority Politics at the Millennium

Garland Reference Library of Social Science

By: Richard A. Keiser (Editor), Katherine Underwood (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st December 1999
ISBN: 9780815335191
Number Of Pages: 283

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This edited collection reviews the developments in theoretical understanding of minority political incorporation. The chapters focus on minority groups throughout the US: "Three Decades of Changing Minority Group Opportunities" - Richard A. Keiser * "Electoral" "Arrangements and Minority Political Incorporation "- Richard L. Engstrom * "Life After Districts" - Amy B. Bridges & Katherine Underwood * The Dynamo of Urban Growth: Immigration, Naturalization, and the Restructuring of Urban Politics - "Louis DeSipio" * Can Cities be Elastic and Democratic too? - "Arnold P. Fleischmann" * Taken In or Just Taken? Political Incorporation of African-Americans in Cities - "Rufus Browning, , Dale Rodgers Marshall, & David Tabb" * White Backlash, Black Power and Shades of Gray -"Richard A. Keiser" * Latino Descriptive and Policy Representation in the Midwest: Do 'Traditional' Models Apply? - "Thomas Longoria, Jr." * "On Asian-American political incorporative prospects - James S. Lai" * Gay and Lesbian Incorporation into Four Urban Regimes in Upstate New York - "Donald B. Rosenthal" * A Long and Uncertain Path: Looking Ahead to the 21st Century - "Katherine Underwood"

List of Tablesp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Changing Structure of Minority Group Political Opportunities: Looking Ahead to the Twenty-first Centuryp. 1
Electoral Arrangements and Minority Political Incorporationp. 19
Life after Districtsp. 51
The Dynamo of Urban Growth: Immigration, Naturalization, and the Restructuring of Urban Politicsp. 77
Can Cities Be Elastic and Democratic, Too?p. 109
Taken In or Just Taken? Political Incorporation of African Americans in Citiesp. 131
Analyzing Urban Regime Change: Black Power, White Backlash, and Shades of Grayp. 157
Context, Identity, and Incorporation: Are Latinos in the Midwest Different?p. 179
Asian Pacific Americans and the Pan-Ethnic Questionp. 203
Gay and Lesbian Incorporation into Four Urban Regimes in Upstate New Yorkp. 227
A Long and Uncertain Path: Looking Ahead to the Twenty-first Centuryp. 257
Author Biographiesp. 277
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9780815335191
ISBN-10: 0815335199
Series: Garland Reference Library of Social Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 283
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.38  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1